Seth MacFarlane: Left ‘cried wolf’ too much pre-Trump
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Actor Seth MacFarlane says liberal hyperbole may have left voters ignoring their warnings about President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpA better VA, with mental health services, is essential for America's veterans Pelosi, Nadler tangle on impeachment, contempt vote Trump arrives in Japan to kick off 4-day state visit MORE.

“This will not be a popular observation, and I don’t even know if I subscribe to it myself,” he tweeted Wednesday following Trump’s White House win.

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“But it can be argued that the Left expended so much energy over the last several years being outraged over verbal missteps, accidental innuendo, ‘tasteless’ tweets (see Justine Sacco) etc. in the name of clickbait, that when the real threat to equality emerged, we’d cried wolf too many times to be heard.”

Trump astounded observers worldwide Tuesday by defeating Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHillary Clinton slams Trump for spreading 'sexist trash' about Pelosi Gillibrand seizes on abortion debate to jump-start campaign DNC boss says candidates to be involved in debate lottery MORE for the Oval Office.

The Republican’s victory was unexpected as Clinton lead him by roughly 3 points in the national polling averages as Election Day dawned that morning.

Trump frequently asserted pollsters were misreading his voter support as he raced against Clinton on the campaign trail.

The billionaire and his surrogates also repeatedly criticized political correctness, arguing it had weakened U.S. strength at home and abroad.

Clinton tried portraying Trump’s rhetoric as too divisive and unpredictable for a potential president before conceding to him early Wednesday.