Democrats face eight hard steps to retake the White House
Despite catastrophic loss to Donald Trump, the pulverised party can still pick itself up
“Many working people voted for the guy who said he would change the rigged system.” Photograps: Getty Images
First, Donald Trump’s win was not a decisive victory for Republicans, given that the billionaire TV star, a one-time Democrat, ran as an outsider, shunned by nearly every official in the Republican party. Hillary Clinton would have triumphed if she had not lost by a tiny margin in the key battleground states of Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin. She actually won the popular poll by 2.8 million votes, a bigger margin than any other presidential election.