A protester argues with a supporter of Donald Trump outside Trump Tower in New York City after midnight on election day. Riding a wave of popular resentment, Trump stunned America and the world to defeat Hillary Clinton in the race to become the 45th president of the United States. Photo: AFPA protester argues with a supporter of Donald Trump outside Trump Tower in New York City after midnight on election day. Riding a wave of popular resentment, Trump stunned America and the world to defeat Hillary Clinton in the race to become the 45th president of the United States. Photo: AFP
A protester argues with a supporter of Donald Trump outside Trump Tower in New York City after midnight on election day. Riding a wave of popular resentment, Trump stunned America and the world to defeat Hillary Clinton in the race to become the 45th president of the United States. Photo: AFP

In divided America, a United States no more

Manjit Bhatia considers what Donald Trump’s stunning victory, amid a polarising wave of anti-establishment sentiment, means for the country’s hallowed institutions

Topic |   US election: Trump v Clinton
A protester argues with a supporter of Donald Trump outside Trump Tower in New York City after midnight on election day. Riding a wave of popular resentment, Trump stunned America and the world to defeat Hillary Clinton in the race to become the 45th president of the United States. Photo: AFPA protester argues with a supporter of Donald Trump outside Trump Tower in New York City after midnight on election day. Riding a wave of popular resentment, Trump stunned America and the world to defeat Hillary Clinton in the race to become the 45th president of the United States. Photo: AFP
A protester argues with a supporter of Donald Trump outside Trump Tower in New York City after midnight on election day. Riding a wave of popular resentment, Trump stunned America and the world to defeat Hillary Clinton in the race to become the 45th president of the United States. Photo: AFP
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