The liberal media and the Republican Establishment are having a field day with Donald Trump’s polling.
CBS – the publicity arm of the Democratic National Committee – just published a poll that shows that Trump’s overall unfavorable rating is 67%.
They’re howling that Trump can’t possibly beat Hillary Clinton who happens to have a 55% unfavorable rating.
Let’s take a look at some of the things they’re saying:
The nation’s Republicans are working against the clock to answer two key questions: Can Donald Trump possibly attract enough independent and Democratic votes to win in November?
Oh wait. I’m sorry, that wasn’t a quote about Donald Trump that was a quote about Ronald Reagan in March 1980.
I’m not saying that Donald Trump is Ronald Reagan because he is not. But Jimmy Carter wasn’t looking at a criminal indictment in 1980 either.
I’m not paying a lot of attention to polls right now because the entire media focus for last seven months has been on Donald Trump. Hillary’s gotten a complete free pass and that’s about to come to an end.
It’s certainly true that the political elite hate Donald Trump probably more than they hated Reagan, but Donald Trump is virtually a folk hero with the middle class. The #NeverTrump crew like to point out that about 60% of Republican voters voted for someone else. That’s true. It’s also true that until the last month there were at least a half a dozen candidates on every ballot.
When it came down to three candidates in Indiana, Trump scored an overwhelming victory.
Donald Trump is going to be the Republican nominee. He’s going to be so unconventional on the campaign trail – like he has been up until now. That early polling is going to be meaningless.
It looks right now like the economy is going in the tank. That’s not going to bode well for Democrats. Neither is the fact that the FBI is likely to recommend a criminal indictment against the Democrats’ front runner. Hillary may not be indicted but there will be so much evidence released that even her strongest supporters won’t be able to deny that she’s been lying about her emails for the last year.
It’s going to be an interesting summer.