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Donald Trump Is Elected President in Stunning Repudiation of the Establishment

posted on November 9, 2016

The New York Times’ Matt Flegenheimer and Michael Barbaro report, “Donald John Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States on Tuesday in a stunning culmination of an explosive, populist and polarizing campaign that took relentless aim at the institutions and long-held ideals of American democracy.” They write that the surprise outcome was largely the result of white blue-collar workers’ support in key states such as Wisconsin and Pennsylvania. In Trump’s acceptance speech he said, “Now it’s time for America to bind the wounds of division. It is time for us to come together as one united people. It’s time.”

Read at The New York Times