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Old 03-10-2016, 09:56 AM
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Default Re: Judge Jeanine: Mitt Romney awoke a sleeping giant

Originally Posted by ShivaTD View Post
I'm not sure where Wikipedia is getting it's information but based upon a January 2015 Gallup Poll 26% identify themselves as being Republicans, 30% identify themselves as being Democrats, and 43% identify themselves as being Independents.

In U.S., New Record 43% Are Political Independents

Trump has been securing about 35% of the Republican primary vote and that would only represent about 8.75% of the people but it's actually much less because of the extremely low turn-out for primary elections. As noted this small precentage really represents a hamster in a herd of elephants.

This isn't the real problem for Republicans of course. The real problem is that Trump only has a 33% approval rating and a whopping 60% disapproval rating. This is the worst disapproval rating of any presidential candidate in recent history and it alone would prevent Trump from ever being elected President (we can thank our lucky stars).

Gallup: Trump disapproval at record 60% | Washington Examiner

Hell, Trump couldn't even defeat President Obama if Obama was running again because Obama's sitting on a 50% approval rating this week.

Obama's Job Approval at Highest Level Since May 2013

As I've mentioned previously the GOP leadership is justifiably concerned about Trump possibly becoming the Republican candidate for president because he's a slam-dunk loser in the general election. It could be the greatest landslide loss in Republican history because Trump could actually lose in all 50 states because the vast majority of Americans, including a significant number of Republicans, can't stand him.
The wiki numbers deal with the party affiliations same as your claim the Republican party is a small minority. Even the numbers you present show only a 4% gap between Republicans and Democrats. Despite the obvious defenestration of your claim Republicans are an insignificant minority.

Oh but wait, let's change the subject to Donald Trump and another baseless claim that since he gets 30 something percent of votes in the primary he is supported by only a minority of Republicans never mind that Trump is running in a field of up to 17 candidates.

Point out a false claim, you respond with another false claim.
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