Wednesday, December 28, 2016
The 2016 election is just three weeks behind us, as of this writing, and pundits, pollsters and other observers are still sorting out what occurred and how. Major polls were significantly off, leading to considerable surprise in many quarters. Polling inaccuracy in the 2016 election will be examined separately in an upcoming article. The only certainty to emerge from the 2016 presidential election is that conventional political wisdom should not be accepted at face value and that the pendulum swings in our democracy and will in all likelihood swing again.