Saturday, March 18, 2017

‘He’s my middle finger to you,’ NBC’s Chuck Todd recalls Trump voters explaining their 2016 vote

The Washington Times ^ | March 16, 2017 | Ken Shepherd 

Many Donald Trump voters cast their votes for the president because he’s “authentically inauthentic” and serves as a “middle finger” to the mainstream news media, according to NBC’s Chuck Todd.

The “Meet the Press” host made those remarks during a recent interview of former Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, who found herself in the national spotlight in 2013 for her efforts filibustering a bill to regulate the Lone Star State’s abortion clinics.

Ms. Davis suggested to Mr. Todd that both her failed 2014 gubernatorial run and Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential loss can be chalked up to both women failing to trust their instincts about reaching out to voters and instead relying too much on paid strategists and numbers-crunching data analysts....
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