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Tue Oct 1, 2019, 07:46 PM

Fact checking Trump's 'Impeach this' map

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The Trumps seemingly did not produce this map themselves -- it appears it was published in 2016 on HuffPost, a website usually critical of the President. But it is not correct.

Facts First: The map the Trumps tweeted inaccurately displays multiple blue counties won by Hillary Clinton as red counties won by Trump.

The Clinton-won counties the map wrongly shows as Trump-won counties include Orange County, California; Washoe County, Nevada;
Lake County, Minnesota; Gallatin County, Montana; and Whitman County, Washington.


It was also not the first time Trump has displayed an inaccurate county-by-county election map; he also displayed one in early 2018. And it was far from the first time that Trump has tweeted information from others without verifying it himself.

As numerous analysts have pointed out when Trump has previously touted county-level maps, such maps provide incomplete information. Specifically, they do not distinguish between a county with millions of residents and a county with a few thousand. Clinton earned about 3 million more votes than Trump even though he won far more counties.
https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/01/politics/trump-impeach-this-map-fact-check/index.html

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Response to Demovictory9 (Original post)

Tue Oct 1, 2019, 08:01 PM

1. The tRumps have reverted to their 18th century form that says only landowners can vote


... and they get votes in proportion to their property, be it slaves or land.

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Response to Demovictory9 (Original post)

Tue Oct 1, 2019, 08:03 PM

2. Try to impeach this... map of the United States?

Somehow I donít think Trump is going to be able to meme his way out of this.

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