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Introduction

The electoral campaign which ended on the night of 8th November was, in many ways, the most crazy and unpredictable of the whole American history.

I defy anyone to say that on June 16th of one year ago, the day when Donald Trump announced his candidacy in the Republican primaries, no one would even bet a single dollar on the success of the New York tycoon. At that time no one believed it, neither I. Nevertheless, week after week, state after state, debate after debate, provocation after provocation, “The Donald” had the ability to deny all forecasts, not only winning the primaries, but even ridiculing the unfortunate Republican opponents. To put it in football slang, he threw them all a curve ball…