U.S. President-elect Donald Trump became Person of the Year according to the Financial Times.
It Can’t Happen Here was the title of Sinclair Lewis’s celebrated 1935 novel about fascism in America. It didn’t then, and many well-informed Americans — Republicans and Democrats — believed that the election of Donald Trump wouldn’t happen either, FT wrote.
Italy might once have fallen for Silvio Berlusconi. Britain might have opted for Brexit. But Mr. Trump, the property mogul-turned-reality TV star, would never get past the American people. The most generous forecasts, such as that of statistician Nate Silver, gave him a one-in-three chance of taking the White House just days before the election.
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