GREG GUTFELD: Democrats deserve to lose real bad
DALLAS – In a nation where the national media are as guilty as the president of using misleading statistics to influence voters, the Democrats need to lose this election.
They deserve to lose in a real bad way.
President Donald Trump was elected on a backlash against a long series of liberal policies, from Hillary Clinton’s decision to use a private email server for official government business, to her flip-flopping on immigration and global warming, to the Obama administration’s support of liberal Supreme Court justices.
Clinton promised to be president with a very different worldview from the one she is receiving from voters.
As a result, Democrats aren’t looking like a true opposition party with a chance to succeed but a band of losers who’ve been told they are the new Republicans.
As a result, Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign seems as though it is a doomed attempt to take on the status quo of the Democratic Party by offering a left-wing, progressive and populist policy agenda that is alien to the establishment.
She is also the first woman president who has lost two elections in a row.
And she didn’t campaign on issues that voters cared about.
Clinton’s campaign did not campaign on the importance of health care, student loans, college affordability, or even the economy. Instead, she offered vague promises without specifics to address these issues and never once highlighted the policies – such as her own plan for universal pay equity and her proposed $15 minimum wage for Americans.
She also failed to create a detailed tax plan. One reason Trump was able to win the White House in 2016 was that Clinton did not have her own plan but was instead running on a platform that included vague promises to make the rich and corporations pay their fair share of taxes.
Hillary’s inability to put together a comprehensive tax plan, her insistence on leaving all of her policy proposals unaddressed, and the lack of clarity in