The Big News is that the GOP is playing Big League politics with the working class. That is the only thing that can explain these numbers that show that growing counties favored Donald Trump. The long-term implication for Republicans is good because the Democrats are too focused on personal politics to have a viable platform. Read all about it here.
As Written By Matt Vespa for Townhall:
It was a rural uprising—and it looks like it will remain that way (for now). We have yet to see the consequences that Republicans will have to deal with concerning their retreat from their promise to repeal and replace Obamacare, but that’s for another day. Out of the 100 fastest growing counties in the country, based on U.S. Census data, 93 broke for Trump. The counties that are usually Democratic bastions have seen a sharp decrease in their populations. Moreover, even in blue states, the fastest growing counties are firmly in the Trump column. One might say this development is big league (via Lifezette):
The latest population estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau make that starkly clear. Of the 100 counties of at least 10,000 residents that had the fastest growth rates from July 2015 to July 2016, 93 voted for President Donald Trump in November. Just six backed Democrat Hillary Clinton. The political leanings of the 100th, Matanuska-Susitna Borough in Alaska, are unclear because that state does not report presidential returns at the county level.Clinton won 26 of the 100 counties that lost population at the fastest rate. That is a higher share than her performance nationwide, when she carried about 16 percent of counties.
Even in some blue sates, the fastest growth rates are in Trump counties. Clinton handily carried Washington State and Oregon. But the five counties in those West Coast states that made the top 100 all backed the president.
Yet, the publication did not something that could be ominous for the GOP in future elections. On paper, Dallas, Houston, Austin, San Antonio and El Paso areas will have enough votes to tilt the ….
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