Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., gestures while speaking at George Washington University in Washington, Wednesday, June 12, 2019, on his policy of democratic socialism, the economic philosophy that has guided his political career. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Everybody and their dog knew that Hillary Clinton was going to win in 2016. Everybody knew that the then-Republican candidate was unelectable and would lead to a massive Republican defeat. Everybody knew that the Democrats would likely have a 16-year streak of White House residency.
When the votes began rolling in, so did reality. Trump was going to win, and the years-long search to figure out how that could have happened began. It continues to this day. We had the clues that it was going to happen, though.