STAFF NEWS & ANALYSIS
‘Hillary Won Popular Vote’ Is Powerful Elite Meme, Though Apparently Untrue
By Daily Bell Staff – November 16, 2016
Hillary Clinton’s Popular Vote Lead Expands to Over 1 Million … Hillary Clinton currently has 61,964,263 votes compared with Trump’s 60,961,967 As Americans’ votes continue to be counted, Hillary Clinton‘s lead over Donald Trump in the popular vote has grown to more than 1 million people. -TIME
This is a meme that is powerfully growing in popularity. The idea that Hillary swept the popular vote while Donald Trump eked out a win in the electoral college definitely provides a narrative that bolsters Hillary as the legitimate winner of the US presidential election.
Trump response to this particular propaganda is to say that he would have recast his campaign if he was aiming for the popular vote and thus would have “won even bigger and