In California Republicans are virtually powerless. Hillary got 61.5% of the popular vote, highest proportion in the country (except for Hawaii). Even Orange County, legendary as Goldwater Country, voted Democratic in the presidential race – first time since 1936. NARDA ZACCHINO explains — her new book is California Comeback: How a Failed State became a Model for the Nation.
Also: MIKE DAVIS analyzes the voting and argues that the real revolution of 2016 wasn’t Trump’s–it was the rise of the Bernie Sanders movement.
And JOHN NICHOLS argues that the Electoral College is fundamentally unfair.