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Four dizzying years ago, Trump blindsided us all. And today? – Sydney Morning Herald

The last US presidential election delivered shock and a lesson in making predictions too early. Will it happen again?

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Turnbull, like almost everyone, was not prepared for Donald Trump to defeat Hillary Clinton to become president of the United States of America.
No less than the president of the time, Barack Obama, had promised Turnbull that Trump could not win the election.
Dont worry, Malcolm. The American people will never elect a lunatic to sit in this office, Turnbull, in his book A Bigger Picture, would report Obama as saying.
The world has become almost unrecognisable in the four years since and Trump is…

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