Trump Demands Reporters Publish Electoral Map

CNN reports:

President Donald Trump had a special handout for three Reuters journalists who conducted a wide-ranging interview with him on Thursday connected to his first 100 days in office.

While discussing a topic regarding Chinese President Xi Jinping, Trump produced three maps illustrating the latest data from his electoral college wins in the 2016 election, according to Jeff Mason, the White House correspondent for Reuters and president of the White House Correspondents’ Association.

“We were talking … about President Xi and that relationship and then he sort of interrupted himself and handed out this map of the electoral college and said that these were the latest figures of the areas in the country that he had won in 2016,” said Mason, showing the map to the cameras on CNN’s “New Day” Friday morning.

According to Mason, Trump demanded that the electoral map run on the front page of the Washington Post with his interview.

  • boobert

    Still trying to justify his popular vote LOSS !

  • Lazycrockett

    Yes red counties will less than 100 people in each. SMGDH.

    • Shy Guy

      Exactly, other than the mid-west which went pink on his map, the blue (democratic) parts match perfectly with the places where most people live.

      http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-SP4S3Ib3JHw/ThcFA-UYECI/AAAAAAAABOY/bSq8x4lzbIU/s1600/us_popdens_info2.png
      (Unfortunately the colors are reversed on this map with blue for low density and red for high.)

      • ChrisMorley

        Alaska and Hawaii fell off?

        • Shy Guy

          They’re just off the left edge in their actual relative positions. πŸ˜‰

          • Robincho

            Alaska has always been just slightly southwest of Baja California. The more free-spirited Hawai’i can turn up just about anywhere…

  • FAEN

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/a11d8a55de6da50f5c75731a2490d9a80bcf0014e87de5d8940dff32f62512eb.jpg

    You’re a YUUGGGEE LOSER Cheeto. All the best people are saying so.

    • j.martindale

      Three million, but what difference does it make.

      • ericxdc

        three million is almost five million in the same way 304 electoral college votes is almost the most amazing landslide in the history of landslides… ever.

        So, I have absolutely NO problem with “almost five million!”

      • FAEN

        My apologies matey.

      • FAEN

        I should have been more accurate. Honestly thought it was 5 million πŸ™.

  • ChrisInKansas

    OH. MY. GOD.

    WHAT IS WRONG WITH THIS FREAK?????

    • j.martindale

      This is just additional evidence of his neuroses.

    • Ragnar Lothbrok

      Perfectly said !

      • narutomania

        A much more apt question, indeed.

      • Todd20036

        His hair is perfect!

        • Dan McPeek

          That’s hair?

        • Ragnar Lothbrok

          Perfect mess!

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    • Gustav2

      Gee, do you think his neediness was reason for the divorces?

      • Oscarlating Wildely

        And I want my pink shirt back!

        • Todd20036

          Sorry. You left it on my bedroom floor.

          But you can keep the pearl necklace.

    • margaretpoa

      Would you like it alphabetically or in order of cray-cray?

    • netxtown

      …what’s that called again when syphillis starts eating the brain????

      • cleos_mom

        A Trump voter? Just a guess.

      • bandanajack

        wetbrain…

      • Librarykid

        paresis

    • RyanInIllinois

      He has a micropenis and he thinks that it makes him less of a man. He should make an appointment with a sex-positive therapist, or perhaps write to Dan Savage for advice (I’d recommend using a pseudonym). At any rate, he should get help before he does something that results in the death of millions.

    • ChrisMorley

      The responses to this Sad tweet provide a helpful list

      https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/858343980823703553

      Today’s Guardian casts a wonderfully bleak and jaundiced eye over his “achievements”.

      Trump appeals for loyalty as 100th day fanfare threatens to fall flat
      President prepares for Saturday night rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

      https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/apr/29/donald-trump-loyalty-day-100th-pennsylvania-rally

      • Oscarlating Wildely

        Come to Philly while you’re here, you asshole. We’ll show you a big crowd and were to shove your energy and a cheese steak to boot.

        • Todd20036

          I suppose that’s one way to eat a cheese steak.

      • Jeffg166

        If Harrisburg is a dud tonight he’s toast.

    • teeveedub
      • BuckyB12

        Sudden Fear is right! Just how I felt on election night…

        • Mike__in_Houston

          Thanks for identifying the film.

    • Octoberfurst

      I know! I want to scream at him to get over that damned electoral map! It’s like he gets a boner every time he sees all the red on it. “Everybody loves me!” STFU!

    • TJay229

      White people overwhelming voted for his lunacy.

  • Gustav2

    Don’t be pissed at Donnie for promoting the only win he has had in the last 6 months.

    Except for Gorsuch, name another.

    • Ninja0980

      And they had to blow up the rules to get him confirmed.

  • bkmn

    His electoral college win really is his only real accomplishment so far.

    • Bubba in TX

      Except for his pick for SCOTUS–Scalia 2.0–being confirmed. Even if he had little to do with the actual confirmation, that appointment will have huge consequences for decades to come.

      • bkmn

        That was stolen from Obama and held for him by Bitch McConnell, Trump had very little to do with it.

    • david fairfield

      Well, not HIS accomplishment…

    • Ross

      You mean Russia’s accomplishment, right?

    • lymis

      He wouldn’t have had even that except for Comey.

    • Nowhereman

      And that was the result of cheating, soooo…

  • Oh, Parker

    Hillary still won the popular vote. And guess what. Take the 3 million extra votes Hillary got and apply them to the low-population states and suddenly that entire map turns blue. These people are dense.

    • Bubba in TX

      I’m not comforted by this. He still won the Electoral College, and he’s still President. And I shake my head in disbelief EVERY time I think about it.

      Like it or not, he was the winner…even if it seems wrong the way he got there. And no matter how much he screws up, he’ll always have that. He will always be known as the 45th POTUS–friggin’ Presidemtial portrait and all. And he knows it. Again, SMH.

      (Sorry, someone must have pissed in my corn flakes this morning.)

      • Ross

        Did he win?

        Or did Russia hack the electronic voting machines?

        • Chucktech

          If ONLY there were SOME way of INVESTIGATING this…

        • KarenAtFOH

          They hacked a lot of people’s minds, and tricked them into pulling the orange lever.

        • lymis

          Or did the FBI director intentionally throw the election by choosing to report a bullshit non-issue about Hillary while knowingly hiding a far more serious investigation into Trump in the weeks just before the election, during the height of the early voting period?

      • Chucktech

        I hear you. But our anachronistic system gives Bible Belt Bubba’s vote 300 times the clout of a California vote.

  • Ninja0980

    https://twitter.com/dominicholden/status/858154856246370305
    Your daily reminder that homocons are vile POS.

    • Paula

      This guy looks like a cartoon character.

      • Acronym Jim

        He looks like a male version of Tracy Flick.

      • Dreaming Vertebrate

        Ugly, smug, arrogant creepy smile.
        Likely the secret love child of Milo and the pharma-bro.

        • April

          I bet he has a Nazi flag on his bedroom wall.

      • Chucktech

        Mr. Peabody’s pet boy, Sherman, all grown up.

        • Todd20036

          Sherman wouldn’t become a quisling.

      • Jeffrey

        Yes, it’s Phineas T. Douchebag III

      • prixator

        And he’s got small hands just like his hero!

      • Gerry Fisher

        A boy in the very worst sense of the word.

    • This is when you beat someone’s ass and make them remember it…

    • Lazycrockett

      The boy needs a good skull fucking.

      • Ginger Snap

        Yes, one that will remind him of his place. My owner would would shut him right up and good.

      • Chicago joe

        No, he does not. That would be too rewarding. He needs a lobotomy.

    • safari

      I can’t imagine thier upbringing.

    • Homocons seem to be doubling down on the anti-trans rhetoric. I think this is an effort to move the right’s gay-bashing over to trans-bashing. I wish I could act surprised, but what can you expect from sociopaths.

      • Ninja0980

        Sad to say it’s working in many cases.
        Made easier by the fact I know people that support LGB rights but not trans.

        • Oscarlating Wildely

          It’s the shift downward from “I’ve got mine so….” It happened with the B, then T– technically even G and L used to dislike each other.
          We’re in this together.

        • Todd20036

          I don’t see that happening.

          Among the quislings maybe, but they’d be anti LBGT as soon as they are sure the bashers are out of their range.

          The rest of LBGTs? A smattering at worst.

      • Jerry

        Divide and conquer…typical right-wing ploy. Get them fighting amongst themselves.

    • Todd20036

      GIBSOs.

      Gay in butt sex only.

      Quislings.

      That’s not a peace sign he’s flashing. It’s a RWNJ sign

  • Acronym Jim

    “The red is obviously us.”

    I thought the red stood for Russia. Oh, I guess that’s what he was saying. Never mind.

  • JWC

    I won I won I really did see here on this map see I did Donny give it a rest https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/20e34a376611a67933d27ec1785e748c07cb6f533a3e4e1f0006718d0e189150.jpg

    • Bluto

      I hope your pussy is safe.

      • JWC

        Oh Yas

  • jimbo65

    Pathetic loser still can’t get past the election.

    • JWC

      can’t get past it cuz he knows he didmn’t win legally

      • RoFaWh

        To put that in pseudo-legalspeak, the orange asshole won the election in the court of law, but lost it in the court of equity.

  • David

    What the fuck is wrong with this man ?????????????????

  • Crow on a Top Hat

    Still lost to Hilary. LOSER! (Keep rubbing sewage in that wound.)

  • Wesinoregon

    Ah yes, the states that were gullible enough to vote for a lemon. Expose them.

  • David

    You won the election. MOVE ON!!!!!!!

  • unclemike

    I love that he thinks reporters don’t have access to election results without his help.

    • lymis

      Well, obviously they don’t, because it’s not front page news nearly six months after the damn election. Donnie wants it on the front page daily.

  • Acronym Jim

    The really pathetic part of this story? It’s probably not even an accurate electoral map.

    But it’s nice to know that little Donnie is still able to keep inside the lines when he colors.

    • Bad Tom

      That’s because someone else did the coloring.

  • DJMTS

    He is so insecure. He himself can’t believe he won.

    • Robincho

      Neither can anyone else…

      • William

        Putin can.

  • Sam_Handwich

    the map pictured is results by congressional district

    the blue districts on the coasts are geographically pretty tiny for the most part, and the red ones in the center of the map are yuge because no one lives there.

    anyway, someone is still pissed off about the popular vote

    • teeveedub

      Someone needs to remind Cheetolini that people cast votes, not tumbleweeds.

      • AJA

        You SAY that, but 1 man in Wyoming’s vote is worth much more than one’s in NY or CA.

        • (((GC)))

          AND with all but two states using winner-take-all, the electoral college system (instituted to inflate slaveholding states’ influence in presidential elections) DISENFRANCHISES everyone in a state who didn’t vote for its winner, and everyone beyond the bare plurality of those who did. Those votes that SHOULD go into a nationwide count get THROWN AWAY.

  • Stephen Elliot Phillips

    Jesus H Christ.
    Its ALL about him, isnt it?
    Ive dated some absolute asshole narcissists in my life but nobody compared to this guy.

  • Ninja0980

    Someone is still mad at losing the popular vote isn’t he?

  • Boreal
  • greenmanTN

    Please. Stop with the i winning. I cannot take anymore winning!

  • Max_1
    • Nowhereman

      You know it’s really bad when Reagan starts looking good…

      • cleos_mom

        And Nixon starts looking even better. Apparently the view improves the further away you get.

        • teeveedub

          I’ve had dates like that.

        • David Walker

          It’s not 20/20 hindsight so much as just forgetting some of the lesser shit.

          • grada3784

            Nixon still cured me of being a Republican.

          • Todd20036

            Nixon was corrupt even in hindsight.

            And I’d STILL rather he be in the WH now over the orange pustule.

        • DonnaLee

          I know in hindsight young children are going to learn about impeachment, and will be unclear what he did that was so bad. Our country just has to survive till the elections of 2018.

    • StillALiberal

      And to Reagan’s credit in 1981 he phoned in to make some remarks whilst recovering from his gunshot wounds.

    • grada3784

      But Trump has a rally that night. Didn’t you know he’s running for re-election?

  • Ragnar Lothbrok
  • That_Looks_Delicious

    He just now discovered the map?

    https://i.redd.it/dmb7lr8w1fwx.jpg

  • Dicky

    This is how we are all going to die, huh? Because some self-centered narcissist has a fragile ego and cannot take any rejection and demands we all live in the past when he was supposedly glorious…

  • Richard

    trump can’t get over the fact that he lost the popular vote by a very large margin to Hillary Clinton. The majority of American voters rejected trump, and i’ve no doubt they still reject him….. bigly.

  • fkevin

    The most unpopular elected President ever!

  • joe ho

    lol.

    Hillary won areas that account for 65% of GDP. Trump won cow pastures.

    • Jerry Kott

      and those pastures is where all the bullshit comes from

  • the moronic man-baby is even lying with that since that’s NOT the electoral map but by district.

  • ChrisInKansas

    You know some total suck-up handed this to him yesterday and he immediately demanded that he get a hundred copies of it. It’s all he’ll think about all weekend.

  • Ragnar Lothbrok

    Umm Hillary has a map too. Shows She got more votes than you.
    That’s a fact

  • Xiao Ai: The Social Gadfly

    The Electoral College exemplifies America. Everyone gets a prize whether they deserve it or not because, feelings.

  • Halou

    Does Donald Trump count sheep at night, to help him get to sleep? I guess he got as far as three million and was triggered by visions of Hillary Clinton’s popular vote lead.

  • Ragnar Lothbrok
    • Johnny Wyeknot

      So much for the free market place, I guess.

    • they should take that to court. that’s just plain bullshit, right there. we’re not some kind of imperial court system where the vizer gets to rub out his personal enemies. zzzt, in terms of the way our laws are supposed to work. sorry, i get angry at stuff that is so blatantly wrong like that is.

      • Ragnar Lothbrok

        Don’t apologize!

  • Golly gee Donald, that map map sure is all pretty and red but you can never change the fact that it does not represent the popular vote that you LOST by almost 3 million votes. That’s the biggest margin in recent history! #FAIL

  • MikeBx2

    There is little doubt that if there was some legitimate way he could walk away without being labeled a quitter, Trump would give up the presidency today. Being able to say he “won” is all he cares about.

    • That_Looks_Delicious

      Somewhat surprisingly, a poll this week showed that even with Trump’s record-low approval ratings, Mike Pence is even less popular than Trump.

      http://www.politicususa.com/2017/04/26/pence-unpopular-trump-planned-parenthood.html

      • Chucktech

        There is probably no one in Congress more despised by members than Ted Cruz and Mike Pence.

        • Johnny Wyeknot

          Mitch McConnell.

    • fuck me, but i thought it would have lasted at least a year before this prediction of mine came true. i knew he’d get bored with it all eventually, and look for ways to quit. some elements of law enforcement are making that boredom more acute, we’ll see where that goes. 100 days, 1/5 of which were spent golfing. yeah. the big league is too much for donny. always was, if you look at his record. we should just encourage him to be the biggest Quitter of all time. he can Win that too.

  • Ragnar Lothbrok
    • Johnny Wyeknot

      I would have to disagree with this assessment. He has embarrassed this country on a daily basis to the rest of the world, cause the death of hundreds of people in bomb strikes that yielded no benefit, and has taken steps to completely dismantle our wonderful agencies.

  • Johnny Wyeknot

    I can’t help it, but I have been noticing Trump’s changing hairstyle since he is in the White House. It’s actually getting better but still about an inch and a half too long. His skin tone seems more lifelike now too.

  • Max_1
    • Bad Tom

      “Bigly” is in the OED. But not in the sense that Mr. Trump uses it.

    • lymis

      How about geography? He knows where New York, Washington, and Mar-a-Lago are.

    • His English a C- ?
      No!
      His English is vulgar, common, and he has the verbal skills of a sixth grader from a reform school in Jamaica, Queens.
      I would give him a “D” at best, with a request to agree to remedial school.
      He also would have to attend a class in “accent reduction” with new American citizens (they offer such things).
      His English is an embarrassment and a national disgrace.
      No way would I give his English a C- !

      • Oscarlating Wildely

        Agreed, unless one assumes that the class also included English literature. Then it would be lower. I’m just not seeing Trump quoting the Bard any time soon.

    • cleos_mom

      Just judging by his pictures, that teacher was either blackmailed or bribed into giving him that Phys Ed grade.

      • coram nobis

        No, throwing one’s weight around, jumping to conclusions and leaps of logic are all major, major forms of exercise.

    • squee! that is Brilliant. kudos to the producer. lol.

    • AJA

      OMG, the fact that it’s addressed to Ivanka and Jared and NOT Melania is a fucking hoot!

  • CraigNJ

    Just one problem, the electoral college is a state-level thing. So all variation within the states on the map are meaningless. There should just be 50 areas shaded, not this mosaic he dreamed up.

    • Baltimatt

      With the exception of Maine and Nebraska, which have two statewide electors and then electors corresponding to the winner of each congressional district. This year Maine split its electoral vote.

    • No, but what you learn from such maps is that the blue states are really mostly red with a few blue areas where all the people actually live. And the red states have blue dots again where there are lots of people. Take Texas for example. It looks very red but those blue dots are all the cities (except Ft Worth) plus some counties along the Mexican border. Lots of NY state is red. The divide in our country is clear. If Democrats want to win again we need some of us to move to swing states. Hipsters should leave the overpriced cities for some almost abandoned small towns (very cheap property!) on some of the corridors in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, etc. and gentrify them. As long as we all keep flocking to the blue cities, the electoral map will remain a problem as will getting Democrats elected to the senate.

    • lymis

      Second problem is that the electoral system still gives a minimum number of votes per state regardless of population.

      So underpopulated states have their electoral votes representing a significantly lower number of people. So each voter in, say Wyoming, has about three times the electoral influence of each voter in Illinois, before you even start to include the “winner takes all” and “liberals live in cities” phenomena.

    • lymis

      Here’s a page with the electoral map adjusted a number of different ways, taking things like population into account. The end result is a very purple country. Not nearly the sweeping win Donny wants to believe in.

      * [Here’s what the US electoral map looks like adjusted for population][http://www.businessinsider.com/2016-election-results-maps-population-adjusted-cartogram-2016-11/#heres-the-basic-electoral-college-map-with-states-that-hillary-clinton-won-in-blue-and-states-that-donald-trump-won-in-red-assuming-that-trumps-narrow-lead-in-michigan-continues-to-hold-1]

  • safari

    He should have just declared Friday a national holiday.

    • safari

      Oh, wait, Monday is “Loyalty Day”.

  • safari

    Oh, look. Empty land voted red.

    • David

      No human population = GOP votes.

      • safari

        It’s almost like if the rural people interacted with others, they’d be progressive.

  • Michael R

    Red areas = Democracy destroying embarrassment zones

  • Jerry Kott

    The US Citizens are producing this Reality Show. T45 is haunted by the popular vote loss and will be to his grave. He is a loser in a winning position that is over his head and no matter how many times he tries to spin the win, he lost.
    Could it be just around the corner that every home in the US will be required to have that Map framed and over their sofa or more appropriately over their toilet. So every time they relieve themselves ,we will be thinking of him.

  • Every new media outlet has published that or a similar picture. Some multiple variations (by county, by congressional district, etc.). That picture contains some information but it only has significance to people to stupid to know that the population of the US is not evenly distributed across the land. Counties in the US range from a few dozen people to almost 10 million (Los Angeles). About half the population lives on less than 10 percent of the land mass. That’s not a bad thing considering how much of the country is too dry to support large populations and a lot of that land is needed for agriculture. (Other parts are rough terrain that would be difficult to build houses on much less roads.) it’s a stupid argument made by stupid people meant to distract us from the fact that more people voted for Clinton than voted for Trump.

  • Ragnar Lothbrok
  • Ernest Endevor

    From “Today in Bonkers” a saga of life in the Trump White House.

  • Johnny Wyeknot

    Shouldn’t Trump be down closing up Mar-a- Lago for the season?

    • Treant

      That sounds like work so…no. No, he would never do that.

  • Nowhereman

    President Dipwad. What an embarrassment. I hope that the idiots who voted for him will sober up before the midterms.

    • David L. Caster

      Nope, 90+% say they would vote for him again.

      • Bad Tom

        If 9% changed their minds, the election would flip.
        Hell, if 2% changed their minds, the election would flip.

        • David L. Caster

          Yup. Of course the midterms don’t involve Trump directly. Nevertheless Trump supporters will in general support Republican congress critters.

          Mindless fools.

      • safari

        We will have a land war in Asia and that will change.

        • David L. Caster

          Maybe. I would not count on it though.

    • Dreaming Vertebrate

      Ignoring population densities is like saying a 13-inch stack of ones is worth more than a one-foot stack of hundreds. Clueless!

      • Tiger Quinn

        Okay.

      • Nowhereman

        True that. He is very very concerned with the size of all of his things–not the quality, for sure. He brings up his electoral squeaker and the inaugural crowd at every rally. He’s like that guy at the end of the bar who keeps telling you about that touchdown pass he caught in high school 25 years ago.

        • RoFaWh

          He did claim to have the best words. Not that there’s any evidence for that allegation.

          • Nowhereman

            Koko the gorilla has a bigger vocabulary than he does.

    • cleos_mom

      I’m hoping that the supercilious little twit who told me last November that “plenty of educated people” voted for her hero would be among them.

      Guess that means I believe in miracles.

  • Tiger Quinn

    You’re the fucking President (gag), publish it yourself if it’s so damned important.

  • 2patricius2

    Trump: “Look at ME, not at Xi!!!!!!”

  • Moebym Reborn

    WHO

    FUCKING

    CARES?

    • safari

      Donny

      • safari

        Not the one from the New Kids, I think.

  • Ginger Snap

    Even the gays need someone to hate to make themselves feel better so damn sad.

  • justmeeeee

    The point is what…that middle America is dumb as shit? We didn’t need a map to know that.

  • Hank
  • sfjohn

    so pathetic….

  • Max_1
    • SoCalGal20

      Great video! I’m so excited that Swingleft is a thing.

  • Blake J Butler
  • Paula

    Kiss off, Donnie! You don’t get to demand that they publish anything. In fact, all coverage of the trump administration should be moved to the comic section.

  • cleos_mom

    I suspect that for Trump, the high point of his White House occupancy was the morning after Election Day. And then on Inauguration Day, with crowds smaller than Obama’s and a contingent on the parade route booing him, it all went downhill from there.

  • How will President Trump be ranked in the pantheon (or garbage dump) of Presidents? Some historians are beginning to speculate. Trump is the 45th President.
    1. At best, if he manages to get reelected to a second term (which even Michael Moore is already predicting) and simply blunders his way through his 8 years with a Democratic Congressional opposition that keeps him out of trouble– without being impeached — perhaps he can end up as a second George Bush #2 — who is currently gaining a surge in popularity and is being ranked, on average, as #34 out of 45 Presidents. I think the best Trump could hope for is to be ranked #35 out right below Bush, who did expand Medicare Part D and handled 9/11 without demonizing any religious group. Trump has shown no true altruism — but only chicanery — in his leadership.
    2. At worst, Trump could end up being ranked as our second worst Present, #44 out of 45, right next to James Buchanan, the President who served immediately prior to Lincoln, whose refusal to deal with the issue of slavery and its expansion to federal territories is seen by historians to have made the Civil War inevitable. Trump may be bad but he is not going to cause a Civil War and potentially destroy our nation and rip us apart — is he?
    3, Trump will most likely be ranked the same as Warren Harding, who is ranked as the #42 out of 45 Presidents -. He is famous for 2 things, the Teapot Dome Scandal, and dieing from shellfish poisoning at the Palace Hotel, still there on Market Street in San Francisco in 1923, two years into his Second Term. Many in his administration simply viewed the federal government as a Republican fat-cat way of bilking the public by selling off federal land and leases to the highest bidders and channeling back illegal contributions to keep the GOP in power.
    So it seems like Trump will be ranking in the top 5 worst Presidents by the time he leaves office. James Buchanan, Franklin Pierce, Andrew Johnson, Warren Harding, and then Trump. That is as best as can be hoped for.

    • coram nobis

      No, Warren G. Harding’s 1923 death in the Palace Hotel is commonly attributed to a stroke or heart attack, and it was in his first term. Good timing, because a number of his appointees wound up facing criminal prosecution instead.

      Buchanan did let slavery expand — in fact, his influencing the Dred Scott decision was a procedural as well as policy breach, as well as letting a disputed election of a slave government in Kansas go through. Moreover, he sat there immobile in his final months in office as slave states not only seceded but made off with Federal arsenals and property, which left the rebel cause with weapons and cohesive territory.

      Trump has a very low set of expectations to overcome if he’s to rank lower. I suppose he could always be remembered as the last President, and that would do it.

      • /guffaws

        oh, my lovelies. you are too perfect.

  • MBear

    Electoral maps….SO 2016

  • HZ81

    I should print that map on toilet paper. His voters would actually buy it and use it gladly.

  • Special Snowflake in Chief!

  • MikeBx2
    • MikeBx2

      Let’s see how the numbers at Trump’s “rally” tonight compare.

  • OdieDenCO

    donny has been feuding with Rosie for 20 years now, how long will he be obsessed with his popular vote loss?

    • TexasBoy

      His last words on his death bed will be “I won the election, and Rosie is a pig.”

  • coram nobis

    Donald is perfectly free to publish it himself, either through sympathetic media (e.g., Fox News, WSJ, RT, Stormfront or whoever) or on his Twitter account or White House (dot) gov. He seems to be confusing publishing and dictation.

    Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed: everything else is public relations.
    –attrib. to George Orwell

  • coram nobis

    Don’t we have a major war pending in Korea or something? Or at least China’s antics in the South China Sea? Donald has better things to talk about than the 2016 election.

  • TexasBoy

    No doubt he looks upon the electoral map as a license to do however he pleases, whether or not it is constitutional. Remember, Adolph Hitler was an election winner as well.

    • coram nobis

      Not really. His party never won a majority in a federal election and his appointment as Chancellor was because President Hindenburg picked him. He was like Donald in that he took that electoral quirk as a total mandate.

  • infmom

    Poor baby. He’s still hoping someone will prove that he didn’t win so he can go back to his “old life.”

  • romanhans

    Wow! The man is so full of personality you’d think he’d have won the popular vote.

  • Happy_Housewife

    What he doesn’t know, because I don’t think he’s very well travelled, at least in the US, is that most of that red area has more livestock than humans – and livestock can’t vote.

    • OdieDenCO

      have you check the voter roles? I bet there are a lot of pigs registered.

      • Happy_Housewife

        Pigs are smart animals. They wouldn’t be fooled by someone like Trump πŸ˜‰

        • OdieDenCO

          I used to think the same thing about Americans.

  • i can’t wait for his body to reward temper tantrums like he suffers from so often.

  • David

    Actually yes. Americans need to be reminded the the Electoral Collage is an apartheid system that was designed to be heavily rigged in favor of rural white Americans, and strongly against non-white Americans.

  • Like the guy who is still living the “glory” of that winning goal/basket/homerun from high school, Diaper Donnie just wont let the Electoral Win go.

    • David Walker

      But the guy wound up selling shoes, at least according to “Married: With Children.”

  • SJWinCMH

    Such a tiny little man.

  • Stogiebear

    “I DID SO win the Third Grade spelling bee at my local elementary school,” whined the manbaby as he pounded his tiny fists against the massive oak desk.

  • TexasBoy

    The official Trump Propaganda office at work. You WILL publish this on the front page, or be banned from any future WH press conferences.

  • Dot Beech

    Ya LOST the popular vote, Manbaby. You and your tiny hands… LOST.

  • Richard B

    Trump doesn’t seem to be making the connection he won the white rural vote and lost in the great population communities, our cities. Therefore vast swaths of our countryside are shown in red, where only small amounts of people live. Roughly half of our national population live in cities. Trump till lost the popular vote by 2.8M people.

  • -M-

    To TPLITWH,

    a) Politicians don’t get to tell journalists or anyone else what to say. (You unAmerican pig.)

    b) We saw the maps after the election and nothing relevant has changed. (The election was months ago you pathetic clod, if you’re desperate for praise try doing something productive for the country.)

    c) The blue area is smaller in terms of square miles but has roughly the same number of people as the red area and nearly twice the economic productivity. (Their taxes pay for the welfare and other government services the red state Republicans depend on. Not to mention the government money that you’re wasting and grifting every time you duck out to your private for-profit business Mar-a-Lago.)

  • SnowFlake

    No matter the color he STILL lost the popular vote #FAKEPRESIDENT

    • Jeffg166

      Yes, he won the elctoral college but he still didn’t win the popular vote. I don’t think he gets that. More people voted for Hillary then for him. Wait until 2018. Let see if the anger holds. Gerrymandered to death may not save the GOP.

  • BearEyes

    it REALLY bothers him he lost the popular vote.
    good!

  • ultragreen

    The map illustrates that the majority of white people living in rural areas really hate people who live in metropolitan areas and university towns. Unfortunately for the Republicans, two-thirds of the U.S. economy is located in these blue areas. Without those blue areas, the U.S. wouldn’t even have a developed economy.

  • DisT

    Empty lands voted for Trump, while land with people living there voted Blue.

  • BobSF_94117

    As maps go, it certainly suggests that the cows and sheep were with him.

  • RoFaWh

    Does the orange asshole ever let the past go?

    His mindset is stuck in 1955, his beef with Rosie O’Donnell is a good decade old, and he’s still obsessing about an election that is over and done with and which he won!

  • CraigNJ

    This is what rethuglican gerrymandering looks like

  • The man’s deranged. He just can’t let go of the election results. (Maybe because he knows he only got to be president through a fluke?)

    • CatCope

      Because of his dementia & delusions, he CAN’T accept he didn’t get the Popular vote. He will take it to his grave!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Parque_Hundido

    It’s hard to show you “won” when you didn’t get the most votes.

  • Sam

    The Post’s White House Bureau Chief Philip Rucker on Friday said “He encouraged me to take it home to my colleagues at the Washington Post and try to run it on the front page of our newspaper. I think he was sort of playing there, but it speaks to the pride that he has in that map.”

    Please don’t brush off his obsessive narcissism as a playful little joke. Trump is not playing when it comes to his ratings, he is dead serious. It has been six months since the election and this is his only actual win. He will never stop talking about it.

  • fuzzybits

    You fucking insecure man.

  • David

    What an embarrassment it is to have this insecure buffoon as president

    • CatCope

      And what’s worse, he still has FANS that think he’s the greatest!! Don’t get it!

  • 2guysnamedjoe

    Look at the millions of acres that voted for him.

    • HKDaniel

      If only acres voted instead of people he wouldn’t have needed an obsolete system to wrangle the presidency from the one who got WAY MORE PEOPLE VOTES.

  • Gerry Fisher

    Obama’s will always be bigger than yours, Teeny Cheetoni.

  • Larry in Oklahoma

    As much time as he spends talking about the election, he is revealing that he does not believe he won it fair and square. The Electoral College said yes. The people said no. And the truth is something that burns his ass.

  • Jack

    He’s got his priorities.

  • DN

    Sigh.

    I deal with heatmaps maps of the U.S. all the time, and what EVERYONE forgets is that the largest counties tend to be the most sparsely populated. For fuck’s sake!

  • DesertSun59

    Head over to Breitbart. They’re happy to carry ALL of his water.

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  • SilasMarner

    He is such an insecure ass that he constantly needs validation. Somebody give him a lollipop already.

    • CatCope

      And while I’m not looking, dip it in ………………………………….!!!

  • David Kerlick

    Red Wyoming has 60 times the ink as blue Rhode Island and half as many people. These choropleth maps are always misleading.

  • Rick Zajac

    FOR GOD’S SAKE LET IT GO ALREADY!

  • ted-

    Someone seriously needs to analyze this nutjob to determine if he’s a certifiable nut.

  • Danieruw

    How to Lie With Maps by Mark Monmonier, a book I read in college for my cartography class (I’m a geographer)
    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/65bd579bd5e8cb8c7886cd9da999537c0926e0df3530a263c3c69304da2b1b45.jpg