When the new bond king Gundlach predicted that Trump would win, I was not persuaded. A few months later I read Mike Moore's who predicted the same and explained why, I thought yes, he might turned out to be right. Then I saw how Obama's job rating keeps going up and thinking like a Singaporean and making the mistake that voters anywhere would do the same, I thought well, Hillary Clinton is going to win. Just look at how the Obamas were campaigning for her. I never trust those poll numbers.
On November 10 I discovered I was wrong. For us we are only afraid of two freak outcomes in elections: ours and the USA.
Now Mike Moore is suggesting we might never see Trump become president. I welcome that!
Earlier I thought that was only good on paper but my hopes that the electoral college would reject Trump is rising.
Update: 10:45 pm
Looks like the idea of the Electoral College acting to stop Trump is gaining currency even if the stories are heavily hedged. Here is one from the BBC: Could the Electoral College dump Trump?
"foreign powers" and that would be Russia, checked.
"unqualified candidates" too many in Trump's character and track record to enumerate: checked.
Update: Dec 20 7:55 am
There we have it, the most unfit President of the United States of America.
Michael Moore was wrong and I am glad I have no money on this outcome.
As electors represented the voters so well they might as well not have the Electoral College. This bit their founding fathers put in has failed.
Update: Dec 20 8:35 pm
From this Reuters story I get to appreciate Alexander Hamilton's idea of the Electoral College was too idealistic and impractical. I agree with Governor Jay Inslee that it should be abolished. Besides the system has been almost completely gamed. If it hadn't it would have caused chaos simply because the founding fathers did not advise on how electors ought to be chosen.
It is interesting to note that voters mostly saw their system as a democracy when it is more accurate to say they are a republic.