The Corner

Trump Didn’t Win Because of Racial Backlash

In response to Double Think

I agree with you, David, and wrote as much in the middle of the night. Two more facts that undercut the racial-backlash theory of the election: Trump won several states that voted twice for our first black president, and he appears to have won a significant number of voters who backed Obama.

Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.