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Trumpís dipping approval is putting Republicans in dangerous territory (LOL LOL LOL)
The Washington Compost ^ | September 6 at 3:35 PM | Paul Waldman

Posted on 09/06/2018 5:38:53 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum

“We’re doing a great job,” said President Trump yesterday in a surprise endorsement of his own success. “The poll numbers are through the roof. Our poll numbers are great. And guess what? Nobody is going to come close to beating me in 2020 because of what we’ve done.”

Though Trump can always be counted on to testify to his unblemished record of winning, it was odd he chose to focus on poll numbers right at the moment, because one place they are not going is “through the roof.”

In fact, Trump’s numbers are dropping to near the lowest point of his presidency. In the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, Trump’s approval rating is at 36 percent, and a majority of respondents strongly disapprove of his performance. An IBD/TIPP poll also puts the president at 36 percent, while the Economist shows him at 38 percent. Some others have him above 40 percent (Gallup’s latest is 41 percent), but not by much.

This isn’t a dramatic swing, but it is an identifiable downturn, especially since Trump’s approval ratings have been so stable over the course of his presidency. And if there was ever a moment when a small change could make a big difference, this is it.

Precisely locating the cause of incremental movements in presidential approval polls is next to impossible, particularly when we’re talking about Trump. There are so many cataclysmic things happening in any given week, there is no way to say with certainty what caused the change. But there are some likely suspects from the last few weeks — including the multiple former Trump aides who were either convicted or pleaded guilty to crimes, as well as the death of John McCain — which led to extensive media ruminations on Trump’s character flaws.

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1 posted on 09/06/2018 5:38:53 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum
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and yet another schmoe with his 2 cents


2 posted on 09/06/2018 5:41:30 PM PDT by Kahuna
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by the time the election rolls around the media will have created the setting for full blown riots


3 posted on 09/06/2018 5:41:46 PM PDT by dontreadthis (A TIMELINE OF TREASON on Profile Page)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

“In fact, Trump’s numbers are dropping to near the lowest point of his presidency. In the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, Trump’s approval rating is at 36 percent, and a majority of respondents strongly disapprove of his performance. An IBD/TIPP poll also puts the president at 36 percent, while the Economist shows him at 38 percent. Some others have him above 40 percent (Gallup’s latest is 41 percent), but not by much. “


they conveniently leave out Rasmussen...how odd...


4 posted on 09/06/2018 5:42:17 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: Kahuna

It’s this the approval poll that had him holding steady at 48% for the longest time?


5 posted on 09/06/2018 5:42:40 PM PDT by JerseyDvl ("If you're going through hell, keep going.")
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Don’t the MAGGOTS eating in the COMPOST pile ever get tired of not only serving, but also eating SH!T?


6 posted on 09/06/2018 5:42:54 PM PDT by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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Fake polls.

Trump is in such dangerous territory - why is a huge crowd hearing him tonight in Billings, MT?

More fake news gaslighting...


7 posted on 09/06/2018 5:44:45 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

“dipping”? Trump’s approval went over a cliff before the Russian collusion that got him elected.


8 posted on 09/06/2018 5:45:38 PM PDT by AndyJackson
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

the commie/Nazi conspirators keep trying to disrupt, demonize, delegitimize, defame, and if they can depose
our elected government

SorozNazi using some of the very same tactics his fellow Nazi bff’s used to (successfully) depose the Weimar Republic’s government

the same playbook....it worked then, and it looks like it just may work now...?


9 posted on 09/06/2018 5:45:41 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ("Politicians aren't born, they're excreted." -Marcus Tillius Cicero (3 BCE))
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30 Aug: SBS: AAP: Hockey says ‘formidable’ Trump will be re-elected
Australia’s ambassador to the US, Joe Hockey, says Donald Trump is one of the most formidable politicians he’s seen in his life and is backing him for re-election.
Australia’s ambassador to the United States says Trump is authentic, not as aggressive in person as he is on Twitter, and is underestimated by many people.
“He is one of the most formidable politicians I’ve ever seen in my life,” he told Sydney’s 2GB radio...

The former Liberal treasurer felt there was a lot of momentum behind him in the US, and lauded him for fulfilling his promises to cut taxes, boosting the American economy, tearing up the Trans-Pacific Partnership, pulling out of the Paris climate agreement and moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
“When is the last time you had a president like that?
“If I was a betting man I would say you would bet that he’d be re-elected.”...
https://www.sbs.com.au/news/hockey-says-formidable-trump-will-be-re-elected


10 posted on 09/06/2018 5:46:02 PM PDT by MAGAthon
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

The author ....creepy

11 posted on 09/06/2018 5:46:14 PM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: God luvs America

If Trump is so unpopular, why are his rallies packed with lines out the door?

These people don’t get it...


12 posted on 09/06/2018 5:46:25 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: 5th MEB

Hell, in 2020, when President Trump is elected overwhelmingly for his 2nd term, ABC News/Washington Post poll will have him at 5% approval....ROFL


13 posted on 09/06/2018 5:46:43 PM PDT by JBW1949 (I'm really PC....PATRIOTICALLY CORRECT!!!!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Gaslighting at its best.


14 posted on 09/06/2018 5:46:46 PM PDT by MuttTheHoople (GOP- 65 House and 12 Senate seat pickups in November)
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To: BookmanTheJanitor

And him’s got him a wiki page!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Waldman


15 posted on 09/06/2018 5:48:50 PM PDT by polymuser (Its terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged today. - Chesterto)
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To: goldstategop

“These people don’t get it...”

They cannot get it. They are mentally impaired. Getting it would cause such cognitive dissonance, well, think of the movie Scanners.


16 posted on 09/06/2018 5:50:58 PM PDT by polymuser (Its terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged today. - Chesterto)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

In future shouldn’t we be referring to the Amazon Compost? Isn’t that more fitting?


17 posted on 09/06/2018 5:53:26 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (I've Never Owned Slaves...You've Never Picked Cotton.End Of "Discussion".)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Great idea! I am stealing it!


18 posted on 09/06/2018 5:55:37 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (<img src="http://i.imgur.com/WukZwJP.gif"> zXSEP5Z, Audt7QO. xnKL3lW, RZ9yuyQ. XywCCJd, zQ9Ghyq.)
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19 posted on 09/06/2018 5:58:14 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Every time a lefty cries "racism", a Trump voter gets his wings.)
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http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/trump_administration/trump_approval_index_history

46%


20 posted on 09/06/2018 5:59:40 PM PDT by blueplum ( "...this moment is your moment: it belongs to you... " President Donald J. Trump, Jan 20, 2017)
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