Skip to comments.Here’s Why Our President Will Win
Posted on 09/04/2018 2:33:39 PM PDT by Kaslin
We’ve heard it all before.
“Analysis: Trump has 1% chance of nomination” – CNN (7/9/2015)
“Why Trump Will Never Make the Ballot” – The Daily Beast (8/20/2015)
“Relax, Donald Trump Can’t Win” – The Nation (6/21/2016)
“On Nov. 9, let's pretend Donald Trump never happened” – Chicago Tribune (10/24/2016)
As the old saying goes – “the more things change, the more they stay the same” – so it seems with the predictions for President Trump’s failure now.
“Poll by sinking poll, Trump inches toward impeachment” – The Washington Post (8/31/2018)
“Poll finds Trump would lose in 2020 against literally any Democrat” – AOL (3/7/2018)
“No, impeachment will not crash the stock market” – Politico (8/23/2018)
“How Trump Lost Re-election in 2020” – The New York Times (7/29/2018)
You’d think that now after almost three and a half years of Donald Trump being in the public discourse as a serious candidate, and two as President, the critics would better understand why he defied all expectations and rose to his current place in our national tapestry.
Rasmussen Reports currently has President Trump’s approval rating at a remarkably steady 46% to 50% in these past few months, far higher than around this time last year. While his disapproval rating is also high, a reflection of our nation’s unfortunate polarization, the fact remains that almost half of Americans are still sticking by him despite the endless torrent of negative news stories that so many have become desensitized to.
After the legal pleas and convictions a few weeks ago concerning Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort, the President’s approval rating didn’t budge. All the incessant yelling about “Russia” despite a lack of clear evidence in an extraordinarily complex investigation has not moved the needle a bit, leaving some of the President’s critics just as surprised as they were as then-candidate Trump won primary after primary and then to his final showdown on November 8, 2016.
For those Americans who do not make their livings in the chattering class, the paradigm through which candidates, elected representatives, government officials, policies, and media debates are viewed is dramatically different. As we saw during the 2016 election, Americans care about real results and leadership. For many that meant voting for Hillary Clinton, and for around just as many that meant voting for Donald Trump.
The current issues affecting the President’s administration undoubtedly are important and worth watching, but given our representative republic system much of the actual policy action in D.C. is still based off of the wishes of the citizens that make up this large country of ours.
For these citizens and voters, many see a prosperous economy running on all cylinders. Even many of those Americans who disapprove of the President overall still give him credit for that. We have a strong military, a booming stock market, historically high business and consumer optimism, and so much more that satisfies both Americans of a conservative leaning and the many in the middle as well.
The chattering class operates to a different constituency and in fulfillment of different incentives that our policymakers. As I was talking with some people recently, though the executives at AT&T and Comcast may not be political or even may be favorable to President Trump themselves nonetheless they have CNN and MSNBC embrace anti-Trump fervor because it’s what sells to their customer niche and makes them their profits.
However, despite the media circus, as the Trump Administration moves forward ideas like impeachment and conviction remain improbable at best and delusional at worst, even if Democrats do retake the House or even also the Senate. The President simply has too much support and which has shown to be essentially ironclad, barring extraordinary circumstances.
For many, then-candidate and now-President Trump was and is the hero who finally spoke to the boiling turbulence and contradictions that had been plaguing our nation in recent times and particularly accelerating in the later years of the Obama Administration.
For many Americans, they have been very pleased by his Presidency’s results and the repeated proof that the doomsday predictions of the naysayers have again and again turned out – in President Trump’s distinctive vocalization – “wrong.”
As President Abraham Lincoln said in the Gettysburg Address, we live in a nation “of the people, by the people, for the people.” Currently, enough of the American people support our President with about as informed an understanding as possible. That is the President’s rock in this storm, and why the critics will likely keep on finding themselves disappointed and incorrect.
Im feeling good about Nov 9 ... that will be the first real test
I’m feeling good about Nov. 9.
The more nasty showing of their true, ugly colors by the Left, the better for us.
Meanwhile back at HQ.. the MSM is doing it’s best to misinform and brainwash folks.
Losing the House was not a repudiation of Obama and the Democrats.
Losing the Senate was not a repudiation of Obama and the Democrats.
Losing the White House was not a repudiation of Obama and the Democrats.
Only holding 16 governor’s positions while the Republicans hold 33, was not a repudiation of the Democrats.
Passing tax cuts was not a repudiation of the Democrats.
Cutting unemployment numbers for minorities and women to the lowest ever was not a repudiation of the Democrats.
Gosh, the Democrats are just mopping the floor with us.
"...good for Donald Trump..."
With the fake polls showing Democrats set to take over the House, a word of caution is in order.
Just because they lost last time doesnt mean they wont win this time.
Its tough to win a mid-term election; that happened for the party in the White House only in 1934 and 2002.
Im not saying the odds cant be beat, Im advising against overconfidence.
Anybody remember when they did TWO polls for Bill Clinton?
Do you approve of him personally? Noooooooooo!
Do you approve of the job he is doing as president? Yeeeeeeees!
Why won't they do those two polls for Trump? Are they afraid of the results?
I couldn’t agree more. Complacency and over confidence are killers.
We must treat this election as if it were tied up or we were behind in every race.
Trump will be re-elected regardless of what happens in November.
Life goes on and Rat gains in 1982 didnt derail the Gippers presidency.
The fake news media would like to see Trump thrashed so badly that he would resign.
The fake news media is still smarting over that one.
They expected to be kissing Madam Presidents derrière for eight years and her loss frosted fhem.
Its been payback ever since.
There is no compensation for coming in second in a political confrontation.
Therefore, never admitting to having being bested is the first line of defense for the scoundrel, but hurling charges of “Unfair! Foul! Cheat! Liar!” are no substitute for actually winning. The next stage is to sabotage, obfuscate, and slow-walk any pressing business to which there is some benefit to the winner, but this carries a set of risks of its own. Trying to defeat an active and positive agenda with pouting, tantrums and a generally negative attitude never worked for long with a four-year-old child, and it won’t work for the Democrats.
You cannot beat something with nothing. Or somebody with nobody.
The 1962 midterms were a wash—the party holding the White House gained 2 seats in the Senate and lost only 4 in the House (the Republicans gained 2—the total number went down from 437 to 435 after having been temporarily raised because of the admission of Alaska and Hawaii in 1959). JFK’s October Surprise (the Cuban Missile Crisis) probably helped the Democrats.
Rush said events still to play out will decide this election.
Its still too early to say how it will turn out.
At this time in 2016, the fake news media was sure Clinton was a lock for the White House.
Look how it turned out and Piglosi already measuring the drapes in her Speakers office.
Humility doesnt describe the Left.
Good comment, DoughtyOne
Guys... If the Dems retake the House, they will KILL CONSERVATIVES. They are foaming at the mouth frenzied lunatics.
Here’s why our Donald, The Boss, will win. Send viral and post everywhere.
I believe November’s ballot-box pistol-whipping will be historic, but I also doubt we’ll see an end to the lawfare until we end it, for good.
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