To answer how did “this” happen, look no further than the bumper-sticker lines of each candidate.
Voters did not want to be with a presidential candidate for his or her success. They wanted the presidential candidate to be with them, to help them succeed.
Last week, when traveling through Pennsylvania — my home state — it was clear. I wonder aloud today what I have said to so many since August: Why the overconfidence of Democrats at large and the blindness of Republicans during the primary?
Could they not see or hear the anger and frustration and boiling rage of many Americans?
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