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Zorro

(15,948 posts)
Mon Sep 9, 2019, 10:50 AM Sep 2019

A new poll shows voters aren't buying what Trump is selling

President Trump inherited more than $400 million from his father and invested in one failed business after another. Trump must be the only person in the world who can’t make money off steaks, vodka or gambling. He would have been better off putting his money into an index fund.

Now he has brought his reverse Midas touch to politics. Despite a booming economy, he is the only president in modern history never to achieve at least a 50 percent job approval rating. He inherited a Republican-controlled Congress and in his first midterm election lost control of the House. It’s not just that Trump is personally unpopular. So are his views. On issue after issue, the country rejects the populist snake oil that he is peddling.

Trump breathlessly and endlessly touts the economy, claiming it’s “doing GREAT,” yet in a recent Quinnipiac poll, more Americans said the economy is getting “worse” (37 percent) than say it’s getting “better” (31 percent).

Trump opposes any attempt to strengthen lax gun laws, even refusing to back universal background checks. Yet Gallup reports that support for stricter gun laws (now at 61 percent) has reached one of its highest level in a quarter-century.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/09/09/trump-is-isolationist-protectionist-climate-denier-voters-arent/

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A new poll shows voters aren't buying what Trump is selling (Original Post) Zorro Sep 2019 OP
And yet they think of they spend millions of dollars they will get voters to change their minds kimbutgar Sep 2019 #1
I would Newest Reality Sep 2019 #2
Sure appearing to be the case. Wellstone ruled Sep 2019 #3
Hopefully The Bopper Sep 2019 #4

kimbutgar

(21,940 posts)
1. And yet they think of they spend millions of dollars they will get voters to change their minds
Mon Sep 9, 2019, 10:55 AM
Sep 2019

And vote for him. Wasted money and people know he is an idiot. They are sick of the drama and reality show and want a real president they can be proud of. He has ruined USA’s reputation and standing in the world.

Newest Reality

(12,712 posts)
2. I would
Mon Sep 9, 2019, 11:05 AM
Sep 2019

realistically expect some burnout from his show and the ratings going down in the short attention span theater of America, anyway.

The shtick is getting repetitive other than a change of wording on the magic red hats for the devotees.

No stars!

 

Wellstone ruled

(34,661 posts)
3. Sure appearing to be the case.
Mon Sep 9, 2019, 11:58 AM
Sep 2019

Sad to say this,but the to many in this country have the attention span of a gnat.

And Trump worked that crowd to pull off his fake victory.

The Bopper

(236 posts)
4. Hopefully
Tue Sep 10, 2019, 03:12 PM
Sep 2019

I’m hoping they spend $100’s of millions and lose everything. Money’s the only language they understand and losing it is the only lesson they’ll understand.

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