Donald Trump is a sinking ship

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We’ve been telling you why Republicans should dump Trump but the Republicans keep him because of their policies of opposition and obstruction. The Republicans oppose this because they afraid to tell their voters the truth.

Trump does not care about Republican values. In fact, he was a Democrat for several years before he wanted to run for President. Trump’s previous career has been in real estate and real estate management with rather mixed results, and in the entertainment industry. Trump voters are often low-informational voters that enjoy Trump’s style of putdowns and browbeating. Republicans want these voters to vote red in future elections, because the Republican Party is alienating independents faster than these Trump voters join the Republican cause.

The recent Battleground Civility Poll shows that the GOP could win back the House and Senate if it can reach just a few more undecided voters, such as older women and suburban women. But longtime Republican pollster and co-director of the Georgetown University Battleground Poll says there is an obstruction. “We need Trump to go away to get them,” said Ed Goeas.

“Indeed, one of the unfortunate legacies of the Trump administration is undermining faith for many partisan Republicans in all government,” he said in his poll analysis. “The high unfavorable rating for Dr. Fauci among GOP partisans is a clear manifestation of this legacy. While skepticism about the government will always be a hallmark of Republican politics, there should be more room than there is now for faith in limited government.”

He also said, “I mean, he spent money like a drunken sailor, which is what we used to say about the Democrats. And so now, trying to go after Biden on some of his spending, although he’s spending even that much more, it just rings hollow after the last four years of us never mentioning spending,” said the pollster and political adviser.

These problems will not go away for the Republicans. If they dethrone Trump, they risk some of the current Trump support not voting. And if they talk about Democrat spending, the Democrats will point out Trump’s budget habits of rather free-spending.

“There is real value for Republicans to be for things and not just stand in opposition to Democratic proposals,” he said. “Voters have not fully embraced President Biden and his agenda. They remain notably concerned about pocketbook issues and their personal financial security. Republicans who are helping find solutions that improve the financial lives of voters will see their standing with voters rise,” he wrote in the poll analysis co-written by partner Brian Nienaber.

“My advice to Republicans,” he said in an interview, “is Republicans have to get back to being for something.”


The Republicans need to speak out about the disinformation from the media, so that they don’t build on a precarious seesaw of lies. They need to adopt Republican policies to show that the Republican Party stands for something. But I predict they will not do this, and they may go down with a sinking ship in the 2022 elections. Here’s hoping.

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