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The President addresses the Inauguration Ball.
America’s long democratic history provide a few guides for navigating the reign of the ‘unprecedented President’.
WATCH: Brexit vote, May, Trump, terror, Leicester City win title, Bowie dies, Cameron goes. Sky’s 2016 summary.
Also the year in which 30 members of Corbyn’s front bench resigned.
And almost a third are displeased. None the less, the President-elect’s standing is up: almost half our readers hoped Clinton would beat him.
Moving away from the current system would make America’s polarisation worse, not better.
Plus: Is President Trump a good thing or a bad thing? And how do you rate the performance of each Cabinet minister?
WATCH: Anti-Trump protesters aren’t out to convince, they’re out to parade their piety, says Daniel Hannan
The younger generation has learned not to tolerate disagreement.
Plus: what kind of post-Brexit deal do you want? And how do you rate the performance of each Cabinet minister?
Perhaps the 60 million Americans who backed him simply thought other factors were more important. But is that judgement bigoted in itself?
Lord Ashcroft: Now the Left blames the voters for America’s result – an arrogance that helps to show why it lost
Like the Conservatives after 1997, Corbyn’s Labour and some Remainers, America’s Democrats are failing to learn from their mistakes.
The now-President-elect talked about his Scottish connexions, previous political experience – and how Romney could win if he were “tougher”.
Nadhim Zahawi: Clinton didn’t lose because of racism or sexism. She lost because she had nothing new to offer
This result was a classic case of “it’s the economy, stupid”, as swathes of the traditionally Democrat-voting areas of Ohio, Pennsylvania and Michigan turned red.
Mohammed Amin: Yes, Trump’s election is bad news for American Muslims – but not as bad as it may seem
He has resiled from some of his most extreme positions. And the U.S has a constitution which is a beacon for the protection of religious freedom.
In political terms, 2016 is turning out to be every bit as important, in historical terms, as 1968.