Hillary Clinton Democratic Persuasive Speech

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The 2016 American presidential election will go down in history as one of the most shocking, controversy filled and contentious elections of all time. Business mogul and reality TV star, Donald Trump, defied all odds and became the 45th president of the United states. This unexpected outcome sparked numerous debates and protest all over the US, all over the world. But no matter how outraged, disappointed, and frustrated people were, it wouldn't change the fact that he was their new democratically elected leader who won the votes and hearts of the majority of the country, because he did, right?

News clip - 2 million votes

A few days after this clip, when all the votes, nationwide, had been counted, one thing became clear. Not only had Hillary Clinton won the popular vote, she had beaten Donald Trump with the stunning number of 2.8 MILLION votes. That's equal to the entire population of Albania. That's equal to the entire population of the states of Wyoming, Vermont, Alaska and North Dakota, with room to spare. But if Hillary Clinton beat Trump, why isn't she the next president of the united states? How come that the person who received the majority of the votes, didn't win the election? Well that's all due to a little thing called The
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However, in my opinion the cons of the system outweigh the pros. Hillary Clintons 2.5 million vote majority is not an insignificant number, and you don't have to look further than the election of 2000 to find the same aberration between the winner of the popular vote and winner of the presidency. The electoral college "winner takes it all" way overlooks the votes of millions of people. Even Donald Trump himself, referred to it as a "disaster for democracy". However after winning as a result of the system, he quickly changed his
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