Discerning the message from American voters

Lessons for both Republicans and Democrats about the limits of Trumpism and wokeism

Americans live in a divided, dug-in nation, but millions more white evangelicals voted Democratic in this election than in 2016. PHOTO: REUTERS

Yup, I wanted a grand rebuke, too. I wanted Donald Trump demolished by 10 points. But elections are educational events. Voters are not always wise, but they are usually comprehensible.

They know more about their own lives than pundits in information bubbles do, and they almost always tell us something important.

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