The Trumpster proved the naysayers wrong last night with his commanding victory in the New Hampshire primary.
Taking a 10-point lead and winning every county in the New Hampshire, Donald Trump pulled off a landslide.
In this case, the polls were right.
While John Kasich’s second place performance is admirable, the “also ran” candidate won’t be going beyond the moderate state of New Hampshire.
For Kasich, the saying, “nice guys finish last” will hold true in the end.
That leaves the establishment pack of contenders to duke it out.
In a near third-place tie, Ted “Canada” Cruz, Jeb “Mamma’s Boy” Bush and Marco “The Robot” Rubio, held eleven to twelve percent of the vote.
Christie, coming in at 7% dropped this morning.
As expected, the media absolutely freaked out with Trump’s New Hampshire win.
The New York Daily News ran with a cover of a clown-faced Trump and the headline: “Dawn of the Brain Dead; Clown comes back to life with N.H. win as mindless zombies turn out in droves.”
The publication will likely pay for that as insulting a candidate is one thing, insulting voters is quite another.
Speaking of clowns, of the editors of the National Review who remain sober, they are running around in a panic proclaiming doom and gloom for the GOP. The publication published a manifesto against Trump recently that gave their collective, establishment “unendorsement” of the real estate mogul.
This morning, their headlines read, “Armageddon for the GOP Establishment” and “A Bad Night for Conservatives in New Hampshire.”
While the National Review sucks at getting it right (they endorsed Romney in 2008 and 2012), they are right about their “Armageddon.”
CNN’s exit polls are all one needs to look at to see the trouble that the establishment faces.
Trump won across the board of EVERY demographic except for one.
When asked which candidate “shares my values” voters decisively chose Ted Cruz . . . but still voted for Donald Trump. The same voters also handily felt that Trump was the only candidate who “can bring change.”
That’s an extremely important metric. Voters (in New Hampshire at least) believe Ted Cruz was closest to their values . . . and they don’t care. They want to break up the establishment.
The New York Daily News, National Review, Fox News and the establishment gaggle of candidates and their undying supporters are in for an uphill battle.
With a Trump victory now a reality, the Establishment will have to take on more than just Donald Trump and his Twitter account, they’ll have to go head to head with tens of millions of Americans who want to use the billionaire as a tool to break the establishment stranglehold around the neck of America.
It’s officially on.