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Old 03-13-2018, 04:27 PM
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Default Re: *** Trump approval rating now up to 50%

Originally Posted by WallyWager View Post
I prefer sticking with an aggregate.
That would make sense.

That is, if all polls used precisely the same methodology.

Of course, they do not.

Moreover--in terms of re-election--such polls are essentially meaningless, since (1) many of those who oppose Donald Trump do so reflexively, as they are part of a demographic which just reflexively opposes all Republicans; and (2) the popular vote is really unimportant, anyway--two of our last five presidential elections have been won by the loser of the popular vote--because some coastal areas give a huge surplus of votes to the Democratic candidate (much more than would be necessary to carry these respective states); and that is quite inefficient.
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