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2016 Election

The Top Winners and Losers in the 2016 Election

Jeff Dunetz
Written by Jeff Dunetz

The initial presidential election exit polls at 5:30 last night seemed to say that Hillary Clinton would be the big winner of the 2016 Presidential Election, eight and a half hours later I was on the radio calling the election for Donald Trump. Arguably this was the biggest election upset of all time, and an end to the strangest election season in my life.

Later today when the rest of the exit polls are available we will provide a perspective on the race, explaining exactly why Trump had the big win and how the composition of the electorate changed. But Even without the final exit numbers, the winners and losers of the 2016 presidential election (along with Trump and Clinton) are totally apparent.

WINNERS

Donald J. Trump: When he came down that escalator and announced they said he was a joke and he had no chance to win, (I was one of them). They were wrong.

Peter Schweizer: Beginning with his first “Clinton Cash” related article in March of 2015, Peter began stripping the “Teflon” off the former secretary of state. Rather than rely on rumor and innuendo, Schweizer relied on facts and documents. He was the first to expose Hillary Clinton during this election season–and because he damaged her, others followed.  BTW if you haven’t read Clinton Cash as of yet…

Read the rest of the story at Jeff Dunetz’s blog The Lid

The views expressed in this opinion article are solely those of their author and are not necessarily either shared or endorsed by EagleRising.com


About the author

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff is a Journalist, Blogger and one of the rare Jewish conservatives in a sea of north east liberal Jews (Thanksgiving dinner is a real pip). Jeff was honored with the 2014 Not For Profit Blogger of the Year award by the National Blogger's Club, is editor/publisher of The Lid (Lidblog.com), contributing reporter at MRCTV.org and Political Columnist for the newspaper, The Jewish Star.

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