The liberal policies of Obama have been rejected by the Conservative white Anglo-Saxon types. They are the less formally educated but have deep pockets. The traditional moneyed class.
Gay marriage and same sex agenda has angered many of these evangelicals. They are hardliners and feel the Democrats have been too liberal. The pendulum has swung too much and has embraced too much liberalism, they have argued.
Trump spoke out against this agenda emphatically in his brash way.
The composition of Congress and the Senate will help to shape the legislative agenda in America. Interesting times are ahead.
We will have plenty of time to do a detailed analysis in the near future of say the voting pattern and related data.
We respect the voice of the people, even if we do not agree with their choice. This is what distinguishes a true Democrat.
Yes, an unwavering respect for the democratic process.
Be reminded that we are not in the Ivory Coast or elsewhere where democracy is often times raped. One man one vote free from fear is what we support.
Hopeton O’Connor-Dennie is Senior International Correspondent & Photojournalist for Vision Newspaper Canada.