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TRUMP LOST 'CUZ VOTERS BAILED ON HIM AT THE LAST SECOND?
Like the Wehrmacht at the gates of Moscow, Donald Trump was proven vincible in a winter-bound flatland, suffering defeat at the hands of Ted Cruz in Iowa Feb. 1.
Trump lost Iowa despite a yuge number of polls indicating he had a yuge lead. Why?
In this case, the polls may not have sampled the wrong crowds. The crowds may have just changed their minds.
From Nate Cohn:
The New York Times: Polls Were Way Off on Donald Trump. Here’s What It Means.
IF YOU AIN'T FIRST, YOU'RE LAST
McKay Coppins, who wrote the definitive Trump-dissing profile back in 2014, has probably been mentally munching his hat as The Donald's campaign became a real thing.
When the magnate came in a disappointing second in Iowa, Coppins finally got a chance to pen some vindication.
The cutting-est line came from Trump's own Twitter account:
BuzzFeed: The Night Donald Trump Became A Loser
AMERICANS HAVE A GRUDGE AGAINST THE RICH AND BLACK PEOPLE
In a 997-person poll, YouGov found that Americans tend to think of racial minorities and the rich as net "takers" from society -- and ideology plays a bigger role in that perception than class:
A few more bites:
"In the U.S., where you come from — where you grow up, how much your parents earn, whether your parents were married — plays a major role in determining where you will end up later in life." - Ben Casselman and Andrew Flowers breaking down a new study that shows the tremendous impact one's family has on whether one can get a job later in life, via FiveThirtyEight
"We’re here to apologize." - The Fine Brothers back down after a much-derided attempt to trademark "reaction" videos, via Medium