Politico Writer Desperately Hunts for Female Trump Supporter Who Flipped

NewsBusters | 10/26/2018 | Staff
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One of the big liberal memes in this election season is about the many women who voted for Donald Trump in 2016 but have now seen the error their ways and have decided to go Blue this year. And since there are supposed to be so many women in that category, they should be easy to find, right? Well, Politico writer Michael Kruse attempted to hunt them down but came up woefully short.

Kruse described his political safari to the wilds of North Carolina to find such a woman in his October 25 Politico Magazine article, "They’re Angry, Disgusted and Out for Revenge. But Do They Exist?" Well, to answer the question posed in the title, possibly not due to the author's hilarious failure to find such a person.

Kruse - Hope - Task - Start - Hunt

Kruse describes his great hope for what he believed would be an easy task at the start of his hunt which, as we shall see, turned out about as successful as finding Bigfoot:

I was looking for a woman who voted for Trump in 2016 but now is angered or offended or disgruntled or just plain dispirited enough to flip. I wanted to talk to a Trump defector. Based on what I had read I figured it wouldn’t be too hard.

Poor - Kruse - Surprise

Poor Kruse is in for a yuuuuuuge surprise.

...I enlisted the assistance of a few of the more connected and vociferous of the McCready supporters I had met. They assured me these women existed—but that they wanted to keep quiet about this conversion. “Several friends are doing it … on the down low,” one of them told me. Another said she knows a Republican woman who “really wants [McCready] to win” but was getting “push-back from some in her circle” and simply didn’t “want to subject...
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