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The Deep State Goes to War with President-Elect, Using Unverified Claims, as Democrats Cheer

The Intercept, by Glenn Greenwald
People are losing their damn minds over Donald Trump. People I respected are going insane over his election win.
My take over his election win is, fuck Donald Trump. He was a beatable candidate. It was the Democrats' fault for losing an infinitely winnable election when they nominated a loser like Hilary Clinton. It should've been obvious a mile away that she was fully capable of losing that election, and handily at that. She barely beat a tepid old man like Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primary, and she had to cheat at that. Seriously, who are we kidding here? We need to look at things, both realistically and pragmatically. We can't be jumping at shadows and conspiracy theories, simply because they match up with what we hope to be true.
Beat him in an old school way. Next election, nominate a decent candidate with a bit of charisma, and who has workable policies. No more backroom nominations. And stop relying on the damn spooks. There&…