Not so Fast: Why Some of Us Still Aren’t Fanders of Sanders

It’s rather ironic — at least semantically– that Hillary Clinton is being painted the most unpopular Democratic candidate in history, considering it is the popular vote she handily won. The explanation for this disconnect is that many of her voters disliked her, but disliked Trump more. If that is true, then the strategy Clinton’s campaign took of focusing on what a dangerous vulgarian Trump was made perfect sense. Certainly the attempts on Clinton’s part to articulate a positive and coherent vision for the country — a reason to vote for her instead of…

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Mark Olmsted

Author, "Ink from the Pen: A Prison Memoir" about my time behind bars. See GQ dot com “Curious Cons of the Man Who Wouldn’t Die” for story of how I got there.