Trump Won the Debate – What Does it Mean?

Trump Won the Debate – What Does it Mean? by Michael Krieger.

The only reason Donald Trump is still alive in this race is due to Hillary Clinton being an unbelievably awful, and justifiably widely despised opponent. …

Rasmussen Reports’ latest national telephone and online survey of Likely U.S. Voters finds that Democrat Hillary Clinton has now jumped out to a seven-point lead – 45% to 38% – over Trump. On Friday, the two were in a virtual tie – Clinton 43%, Trump 42%. …

Many people like to compare this election to Brexit, and I think that’s a fair comparison in many respects. Nevertheless, there is a huge difference between the two. Brexit was more about a specific policy change than it was about personalities, while the U.S. Presidential election is more about electing a person than it is policy. You can convince yourself all you want that this isn’t the case this time, but it is. We all know politicians lie and that we can’t trust anything they say. So in Presidential elections, personalities still matter. Moreover, when it comes to personalities, the UK had Nigel Farrage, while the U.S. has Donald Trump. Any questions?