Why(s) Did Donald Trump Win?
The media was too elitist against/gave too much airtime to Donald Trump.
Twitter didn’t do enough/did too much to censor hate speech.
Hillary Clinton was a criminal subject to unfair advantages/clumsy but subject to unfair hate.
Authenticity/decades of honed media charisma and sales pitches.
Vladimir Putin/Julian Assange/James Comey/John Podesta.
White working class/White voters.
Black voters didn’t care/were disenfranchised.
Conspiracy theories about Hillary’s health/murder of Seth Rich and/or Vince Foster.
Clinton overused Putin as a bogeyman/raised fears she would start a nuclear war with Putin.
Jill Stein/Gary Johnson pulled a Nader in key contested states.
Seinfeld royalties/the war for your mind.
The left was too politically-correct, as seen by Black Lives Matter/transgender bathroom access/college campus safe spaces/trigger warnings/equating shaming with free speech censorship.
Free/less-advantageous trade deals.
Hillary was too underwhelming/too fake/too goofy/too tired.
Loss of manufacturing/rise of content farming.
WikiLeaks revelations of Clinton Foundation improprieties/Democratic National Committee collusion/news media members giving direct campaign support/private email server shenanigans/illegal SuperPAC coordination/Marina Abramovic’s spirit cooking that were ignored/dismissed/rationalized by pundits/journalists/analysts/political insiders residing in New York City/Washington D.C. and helped fuel the idea that the mainstream media is out-of-touch/has a liberal bias/helped rig the election for Hillary.
George Soros/(((George Soros))).
Popularity among low-educated/hyperlink-educated voters.
The FBI/DoJ prevented a sure-fire indictment of Hillary.
The Silent Majority/less minorities showed up to vote.
Fears of Mexican rapists/ISIS posing as refugees/pre-existing black population.
Hillary had no message/memorable talking points.
Bernie should have been the candidate but was too critical/not critical enough of Hillary in the Democratic Primary.
Conspiracy theories about Hillary’s health/murder of Seth Rich/Vince Foster.
Cuckolding/Feeling good, man.
The Alt-Right/Reddit/4Chan/Twitter bots/Russians/political operatives/Facebook algorithms spread too many false stories from Fox News/Breitbart/Macedonian kids making money off Google AdSense clickbait.
Obama voters stayed home/voted for Trump this year.
Overall, it’s clear that Trump’s victory was a rebuke of everything Obama stood for/a continuation of cyclical pattern of American political history/an inevitable pendulum swing/a sign of the apocalypse/a gift from Heaven/an excuse for Scott Adams to pat himself on the back/an indication that the Electoral College is a flawed system that distorts the overall popular vote.
Just remember: what happens to America now is up to you/Soros/Putin/whoever’s speaking at Davos next year.