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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Trump's trump card may be his view on America

Although Donald Trump is trailing Hillary Clinton in most head-to-head matchups and is getting berated by the media and GOP establishment on a daily basis, one statistic is holding true: Americans feel he has a better sense of what’s happening in the world than Mrs. Clinton.

Mr. Trump’s pessimistic message has continued to beat Mrs. Clinton’s positivity.
A Bloomberg News poll released this week asked “which one of the following best describes your feelings about this presidential campaign?” The choices were between “the U.S. is in a dark and dangerous place, with threats from overseas and within our borders,” — akin to Mr. Trump’s message — and “the U.S. is in a strong position for progress on the economy and national security,” — like Mrs. Clinton’s message.

Fifty-six percent of respondents chose Mr. Trump’s view, beating Mrs. Clinton’s message by 16 percentage points.

The results echoed a similar stat in a Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll released last week.



Anonymous said...

Trump IS NOT trailing Killary.
More propaganda

Anonymous said...

Mrs. Clinton's statement cries for an explanation of why, after eight years, we are not already progressing toward increased national security and economic strength, noting that she supports all that Obama does.
Her statement is fluff, containing only empty impact words, but not substance, which is, looking at her records of accomplishment while in public service, the standard.