In long analysis of why Hillary Clinton lost, there is not one word about Russian influence

Democrats say they now know exactly why Clinton lost

But new information shows that Clinton had a much bigger problem with voters who had supported President Barack Obama in 2012 but backed Trump four years later.

Those Obama-Trump voters, in fact, effectively accounted for more than two-thirds of the reason Clinton lost, according to Matt Canter, a senior vice president of the Democratic political firm Global Strategy Group. In his group’s analysis, about 70 percent of Clinton’s failure to reach Obama’s vote total in 2012 was because she lost these voters.
The findings are significant for a Democratic Party, at a historic low point, that’s trying to figure out how it can win back power. Much of the debate over how to move forward has centered on whether the party should try to win back working-class white voters – who make up the bulk of Obama-Trump voters – or focus instead on mobilizing its base.

Turning out the base, the data suggests, is simply not good enough.

“This idea that Democrats can somehow ignore this constituency and just turn out more of our voters, the math doesn’t work,” Canter said. “We have to do both.”
I suspect that the problem she had with the black base of the Democrat party is that she wasn't black.

It turns out that the analysis of reporters like Salena Zito before and after the election was spot on about the Democrats' problem and how Trump moved these people to vote for them.  At this point, the Democrats have lost the trust of these voters and will have trouble getting it back.  Just blasting Trump did not work in the election and will not work now either.


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