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Why do Republicans still back Trump? The answer is simple: Attitude and Gratitude

Scott Jennings | Los Angeles Times

Why do Republicans stick with Donald Trump?

It’s a question I’m asked again and again by Democrats, “Never Trumpers”, and journalists. But the answer is simple.   Attitude and Gratitude.

For years, Republican voters wanted someone — anyone — to come along and do two things: Stick it to the Clintons and punch back against the media-Democratic Party alliance that fires on every Republican brave enough to stick a head out of the foxhole.

If you attended any GOP fundraiser or grassroots event between 2000 and 2016 — and I went to hundreds — you heard this sentiment over and over. And over. And over.

The secret sauce is Trump’s continued deliverance of an attitude for which Republicans thirsted for years. Continue reading

A new 50-state poll shows exactly why Clinton holds the advantage over Trump

A new 50-state poll shows exactly why Clinton holds the advantage over Trump

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Trump vs Clinton

It’s a long road to the White House, so The Washington Post polled all 50 states to find out what each candidate needs to do to get there. (Peter Stevenson, Julio Negron, Zoeann Murphy/The Washington Post)

September 6 at 7:38 PM
With nine weeks until Election Day, Donald Trump is within striking distance in the Upper Midwest, but Hillary Clinton’s strength in many battlegrounds and some traditional Republican strongholds gives her a big electoral college advantage, according to a 50-state Washington Post-SurveyMonkey poll.        Continue reading

Why Trump Might Win – By Robert Reich + Latest Polls

Why Trump Might Win – By Robert Reich

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May 22, 2016 – http://robertreich.org/post/144763032115

Trump’s demagoguery makes him the most dangerous nominee of a major political party in American history.

A new Washington Post/ABC News poll released Sunday (May 16,2016) finds Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in a statistical tie, with Trump leading Clinton 46 percent to 44 percent among registered voters. That’s an 11 percent swing against Clinton since March.

new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, also released Sunday, shows Clinton at 46 percent to Trump’s 43 percent. Previously she led 50 percent to 39 percent.

Polls this far before an election don’t tell us much. But in this case they do raise a question.   Continue reading

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