“President Trump would KO Democrat front-runner Bernie Sanders if the 2020 presidential election were held today.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds Trump earning 50% support among Likely U.S. Voters to Sanders’ 43%. Seven percent (7%) are undecided.
The incumbent president wins 84% of the Republican vote and leads 49% to 39% among voters not affiliated with either major party. Sanders captures 75% of Democrats, but nearly one-in-four Democratic voters (22%) opt for Trump instead.”
As with polls, there will be any number showing Sanders in front. After countless polls pointed to a Clinton coronation, how wrong they were. The betting agencies even started paying out early!
Hard to believe that Sanders has a shot despite solid crowd support which we have commented on before. This comment from someone to his social media page which discussed universal healthcare and free education is to the point.
“I’m a middle class blue collar worker and things are better now than they were in 2016. I don’t want to be taxed higher and my job provides perfectly fine health care benefits that I pay into. I don’t want them f•cked with by someone who has done nothing their whole life except pump up communist dictators. You have brought nothing to the table in your years in government.
You should also be encouraging people that can’t afford college to go learn a f•cking trade instead of taking loans they can’t pay because they majored in some bullshit nonsense that isn’t needed.”
17,000 showed up to Bernie Sanders’ latest rally in Washington. We shouldn’t underestimate the scope of his support despite not being able to cost healthcare for all, free education or canceling student loan debt. Some pundits put it at $60 trillion.
While we still think Trump will win 2020, the Democrats need to carefully weigh their hatred of the president vs their dislike for Sanders stealing the Democratic nomination as an independent. The DNC is no stranger to dismissing democratic process in the primaries.