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My comments in Robert Fisk’s column about losing Michigan

“Clinton’s supporters in Michigan knew they had a problem when Bernie Sanders pulled off the electoral primary and beat her by 17,000 votes in March 2016. More important still, Bernie won the Arab-American majority districts by two-to-one…”

http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/trump-clinton-michigan-american-arabs-how-presidency-could-have-been-avoided-a7534931.html

Here you can see in just the City of Dearborn, Trump got almost the exact same votes Romney did in 2012, but our Democratic ticket got about 2000 less votes… a problem replicated across Arab American communities:

2016 results
 
2012 results
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Written by nickbiddlenoe

January 19, 2017 at 2:06 pm

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