The U.S. Military is apparently tired of Barack Obama’s lack of anything resembling leadership as Commander-in-Chief. They want Donald Trump.
Perhaps the way to put these poll numbers into proper context, is to first gauge the popularity of the current Commander-in-Chief with that of his predecessor, and then match those poll number with that of “The Donald’s”.
President George Bush enjoyed a good relationship with those men and woman in the armed forces, and as such had a 65% overall approval rating, compared to President Obama’s 54% overall “DISAPPROVAL RATING, as Commander-in-Chief, or to put it more precise a 15% approval rating.
However poll numbers are always in flux depending on a host of variables. A new survey of U.S. military service members reveals the troops favor Donald Trump.
The poll of 931 service members, conducted from March 9-14, spans from active-duty troops to reservists and National Guard members, although the findings are not scientific, Military Times reports.
Of survey respondents, 64% were enlisted and 36% said they were officers.
In total, 27% of troops listed GOP front-runner Donald Trump as their preferred candidate, with Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders following closely behind at 22% GOP Sen. Ted Cruz at 18%.
OK, Trump’s in first place. But Bernie Fricking Sanders is in second place?
At least John Kasich isn’t mentioned.
What do you think of this poll? Who would you support if you were in the military or a military family and why? Let us know in the comments.
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