How the Hated Donald Trump Came to Power

The most volatile and divisive election in recent American history has just passed and against all odds the hated businessman Donald Trump was able to overcome the former First Lady in the race to the White House. Watching the news or reading social media would suggest that the end is neigh. To many it seems that the only event worse than this would be for Jesus to descend to Earth once more only to resurrect Hitler and go on a jolly Old Testament style genocide.

I am certainly no Trump supporter, though neither did I support Hillary, but then I am from the UK so that is somewhat irrelevant. Trump is a multi-millionaire with a detestable personality and no real clue about how the working man lives. He constantly contradicted himself and said some pretty bad things that should make anyone stop and think. The media saw him as a joke and he drew ire from both parties and the world at large. So how did he manage to win so comfortably?  Continue reading