Mood Has Consequences: Post Election 2016
Updated: November 14, 2016
Evidence of the profoundly polarized electorate could not be more clear: One presidential candidate won a narrow majority of the popular vote, the other presidential candidate prevailed in the Electoral College.
There is a pre-condition for polarization -- namely, social mood. Please read on. There's a lot to talk about, including legal cannabis and California secession.
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