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The Three Best Analyses of Why Trump Won

I find much of the analysis of the recent election to be unimaginative rehashing of the same old left-right battle lines, except for these. Please read them:

Revenge of the Forgotten Class, by Alec MacGillis, in Pro Publica.

The Return of Street Corner Conservatism, by Matthew Continetti, in The Washington Free Beacon.

Hey, Democrats! We need you to get your act together! by Eric Raymond, in Armed and Dangerous.



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