2.40am Eastern: Many years ago, toward the end of the impeachment trial, my own senator, Bob Smith of New Hampshire, said of Bill Clinton:
He wins. He always wins. Let's move on.Tonight, the Clintons did not win. And America is moving on, without them.
Likewise, in February this year, I chanced to dine with a very eminent Australian politician, who was utterly disbelieving when I suggested that Trump could win both the nomination and the presidency. My dinner guest reacted in characteristically Australian fashion:
But he's a f*ckwit.Well, the f*ckwit just won. From the Associated Press:
BREAKING: Donald Trump is elected president of the United States.