5 Reasons Donald Trump Became President

11/09/2016 06:25 am ET Updated Nov 11, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump gives his acceptance speech during his election night rally, Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, in New York.
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President-elect Donald Trump gives his acceptance speech during his election night rally, Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, in New York.

Trump has become president of the United States of America. Wow! Let that sink in. Does that seem real to you yet? Not to me either. I hate to be a jerk and say I told you so, but yeah I told you so. See...

After such a stunning loss, I’m sure many Democrats are wondering how this could’ve happened. Here are my two cents. Make that five cents, as in five reasons it’s “Welcome to Trump Nation.”

Reason #1: Bad Message

Hillary Clinton Official Campaign Slogan/Logo
Hillary Clinton Campaign Slogan
Hillary Clinton Official Campaign Slogan/Logo

Hillary Clinton’s “I’m With Her” was a loser. I’m With Her was limp, divisive, sexist and worst of all “arrogant.” Who came up with that slogan, a 4th grader? No offense to 4th graders, as I’m sure they could do much better than that stinker. Trump had a better message. Trump’s “Make America Great Again” was inspirational. People aspire to greatness. No one aspires to be with Hillary, at least not most people, evidenced by Hillary’s second failed presidential bid in 10 years.

Reason #2: No Grand Vision

Nothing to see here best describes Hillary Clinton’s big vision for America
Tim Black
Nothing to see here best describes Hillary Clinton’s big vision for America

Hillary had no vision. No big idea.  Telling people to slow down, take incremental steps and be realistic is not exactly the message of champions in any election let alone an election in the modern era.

Reason Number 3. Black Voters Not Impressed

Hillary Clinton’s infamous “Hot Sauce” reference appearing on the Breakfast Club April 2016.
The Breakfast Club
Hillary Clinton’s infamous “Hot Sauce” reference appearing on the Breakfast Club April 2016.

The hot sauce wasn't hot enough.  You remember that tasteless pandering move Hillary pulled while on the Breakfast Club?  Charlamagne told Secretary Clinton black people would say she was pandering, to which Hillary replied: "Is it working?"

Apparently not.  According to CNN the exit polls show many black folks were unimpressed with Hillary Clinton. Hint: Democrats need black support if they are to win the White House.

Reason Number 4: Wikileaks

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Up until this year many people didn't know what Wikileaks was though it's been in existence for over 10 years. The DNC emails distributed by Wikileaks revealed an underbelly of corrupt politics that many American's could not stomach. My partner in Truth, HA Goodman covered each Wikileaks in great detail.  Here's HA's latest video covering Wikileaks #35. Highly Recommended!

Though I'm sure many die-hard Hillary supporters were unmoved by the Wikileaks damning emails exposing both the Clinton Foundation and the Clinton Campaigns corruption and dirty dealings it seems reluctant Democratic Voters were turned off. USA Today reports The 2016 Election had a high turnout, unfortunately for Democrats even more Republicans did just that.

Reason Number 5: Cheating Bernie Sanders

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., accompanied by Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, speaks during a rally in Portsm
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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., accompanied by Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, speaks during a rally in Portsmouth, N.H., Tuesday, July 12, 2016, where Sanders endorsed Clinton for president. Andrew Harnik AP

Bernie Sanders was robbed.  As proven in the Wikileaks documents. The Democratic National Committee colluded with the Hillary Campaign and the media to knee cap Bernie Sanders.  Contrary to The Establishments calculations, Bernie Sanders supporters did not lick their wounds and faithfully return to ”Vote Blue Any Who”. Not even with the fear of a media driven Trump-Ageddon many progressives did not forget the misdeeds of Democratic Operatives such as Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Donna Brazile. Hillary’s chickens came home to roost.

For a video summary of why I believe Donald Trump won the 2016 Presidential Election please check my video below.  Warning: This may hurt a little, but with pain there’s growth. I hope.

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