There is a tension in voter dynamics among people who oppose Trump. Some, politically and emotionally exhausted by Trump, hope that his defeat will lead to a return to normalcy; others are banking on substantive change in the wake of his ouster at the ballot box. Whoever among the Democratic presidential aspirants negotiates this tension in the most skillful way will have a leg up in the presidential primary. Here is where messaging and story telling become as much an art as a science.