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Thursday, December 17, 2015

Are Democratic Voters About to Make the Same Mistake Again with Hillary Clinton?

This bad news might be best explained by the Democrats’ even more lopsided answer to the big “electability” question. Unfortunately for Sanders, 38% more Democrats think Clinton “would have a good chance of defeating the Republican nominee” than would Sanders (87% to 49%).

Whose Electability?

The good news is what the pollsters actually demonstrate to be true about electability by direct match-ups of the two Democrats against those four Republican contenders who have more than single digit support. Their findings: “Sanders does just as well [as Clinton against Rubio], or even better, against [the other] top Republicans [Trump, Carson,and Cruz].” Against each of the latter three, Sanders’ winning margin exceeds Clinton’s by 2%, 3% and 5% respectively.

It appears that democratic voters are not just misinformed, but grossly misinformed, about whether Clinton or Sanders would do better against Republicans. Comparing the margin of support for Clinton over Sanders (30%) with the even larger 38% margin of polled Democrats who erroneously rank Clinton as a more electable candidate than Sanders suggests the possibility that their grossly erroneous belief may well account for much of their expressed preference for Clinton.

Even if not all Clinton supporters are using electability as their main criterion for preferring her in opinion polls, it would be useful for these grossly misled Democrats when casting their primary vote to consider the reason why Sanders’ outperforms Clinton against Republicans. They should remember that it is independent voters, not party loyalists, who generally determine the outcome of typically close general elections. If Democrats really want to lose the 2016 election to a Republican they should by all means choose a candidate that Independents reject. Clinton is just the candidate for that job.

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8 comments:

Anonymous said...

The closer we get to the election she will get some new jewelry. She may not go to jail but become president? ?? LMAO.

Anonymous said...

No matter who wins, if they dont immediately move this country towards the middle I predict armed revolt by the sleeping giant aka. conservative white folks.

Anonymous said...

And you wonder why federal LEO is looking at right wing groups as terrorists? Keep making statements like that.

Anonymous said...

Yes we are ready to take it back.

Anonymous said...

The voters that will try to elect the HildaBeast are the same ones that elected the Kenyan (twice)...and for similar reasons - not having to do with suitability to hold the office!

After the failed Affirmative Action experiment, the dumbocrats will embark on a Women's Lib experiment! The first experiment put America in the toilet - the second one will result in the handle being pulled....

Anonymous said...

Democrat voters are "Dumb and Dumber".

Anonymous said...

Democrat voters don't vote FOR people they vote against other people.

Anonymous said...


You are gonna get your country back right after the elite blow it up,Americans are so stupid. HO HO HO !!!!