Politico: ‘We Were More Than Wrong. We Were Laughably Oblivious’ About Trump


Politico’s Playbook, the morning must-read for Beltway insiders, acknowledges that they “were all wrong” about Donald Trump.

From Politico’s Playbook (emphasis in the original):

WE WERE ALL WRONG. That seems obvious, right? But we were more than wrong. We were laughably oblivious. The entire Washington political-media complex completely missed the mark. Not by inches or feet, but by miles. For a year and a half, we scoffed at those who said the polls were wrong. The polling industry is broken. We had our eyes trained on prognosticators and pundits — but they were all wrong, too. There will be plenty of time to dissect it all. The joke is on us.

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