It was kind of like looking into a crystal ball that's a bit murky and you can't quite make out the big picture. But what you can make out is pretty clear.
You’re dead wrong if you think Donald Trump doesn’t have a shot.
The business mogul has inspired a nation tired of fighting overseas and scared for national security. Trump is eschewing a large block of Muslim Americans and Hispanic voters through vocal racism and targeted verbal attacks on his event protesters and demonstrators. ... (Read more)
You see, in a sea of 12 Republican candidates, the guy everyone thought was a joke, was the second biggest vote-getter.
Iowa, filled with farmers and small towns, leans pretty heavily right, with a few larger cities able to maybe pull a little to the left. Trumps hate and vitriol was swaying the Hawkeye State. And while Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio had substantially better political chops, Trump would eventually steam roll the GOP.
(The Democratic race was hugely divisive, and one many consider the first chink in Bernie Sander's armor.)
I can't tell you what the next four years hold for us or Trump. What I can tell you is that the pull for people to jump into the political pool has greatly increased, and hopefully a polarizing presidency encourages other people to start fighting for the causes in which they believe.