Some of you may have heard the news that Donald Trump is once again leading in the polls. CNN just released its most recent telephone survey results, in which 24 percent of the Republican (and right-leaning Independent) respondents gave their support to Trump. Jeb Bush came in second with 13 percent. Well, I am here to tell you that this is bullshit.
Why should you trust me? Well, first off, I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, but secondly, and more importantly, I am a human being who has eyes and knows how to read. Take a look at the headlines on mainstream news sites and you’ll see that Trump is “leading the polls” or that he is the “frontrunner in the race.” CNN postulated that Donald “now stands as the clear leader in the race for the GOP nomination” and cited their own poll results. The journalists writing these grandiose statements are ignoring some very telling responses that are plain as day in the CNN/ORC poll. Take for instance the fact that 59 percent of respondents have an unfavorable opinion of Donald Trump. 59 percent! That means the MAJORITY of Americans! The number was the same for registered voters. In other words, he’s not going to win an election anytime soon. Especially if his current losing streak with Latinos continues, 70% of whom revealed their dislike of Trump in a recent poll.
Don’t worry peeps, Donald Trump is a joke and his 15 minutes of political fame will be over soon enough. It’s just that his shenanigans are a big ratings booster for cable news, so it’s in their interest to keep perpetuating this “frontrunner” myth.
To further illustrate my point, I could take the same exact poll results and write the following headlines, all of which would be 100 percent factual…
CNN Poll Reveals the Majority of Americans Think Donald Trump Sucks
The CNN/ORC poll states that 59 percent of all respondents have an unfavorable opinion of Donald Trump.
CNN Poll Reveals Most Registered Voters Are Not Trump Fans
The CNN/ORC poll states that 58 percent of all registered voters have an unfavorable opinion of Donald Trump.
CNN Poll Says Majority of Republicans Think Donald Trump Would Lose Presidential Election
The CNN/ORC poll states that 58 percent of Republicans believe that their party has a better chance of winning the presidency in 2016 with someone other than Donald Trump as the party’s nominee. This means that the same exact people who say they support Trump, also think he would lose the White House. Yes, you read correctly. EVEN REPUBLICANS DON’T THINK TRUMP CAN WIN. How come no one is writing those headlines?