The Election of 1896 shows Us What the Presidential Election of 2016 might Look Like

If 1896 is anything to go by Trump could win the Republican nomination and go down to a dismal defeat. Particularly if the nation’s largest corporations and richest citizens close ranks behind Hillary and flood the Democratic Party with cash. The election will get nasty, we’re liable to see a third party challenge to Trump probably under the Tea Party brand and many prominent Republicans openly campaigning against the Donald.

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Donald Trump could Make 2016 the Most Expensive Presidential Election Ever

Thanks to Donald Trump, the man who is running as an alternative to big money establishment politics, more money could be spent in the 2016 Presidential election than in any year since 1896. One has to wonder how the public will react to that and the level of cynicism it will add to our politics.

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