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My Presidential Election Prediction

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I don’t talk about politics much here on Slope, but it’s a topic I find of great interest. Since 2016 is a U.S. Presidential election year, we’re going to be absolutely buried in news, debates, advertisements, attacks, counter-attacks, and hip-deep in B.S.

I think the result of the election is actually pretty straightforward, since its outcome is dependent on the state of the world around us. From my point of view: