Are a lot more GOP voters Republicans In Name Only (RINOs) these days?
Commentary By Fran Coombs
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Here they go again.
The anti-Trump media in its typical pack fashion has begun criticizing Rasmussen Reports in recent days. Why? Because President Trump likes the job approval numbers we’re reporting.
It’s Day One of the presidency that will Make America Great Again or the first day of the presidency of the most unqualified political charlatan in history, depending on whom you talk to.
What is President Obama up to?
The media created a false narrative about the 2016 presidential campaign, and most polling reinforced it.
The ultimate outsider is challenging the ultimate insider, and it’s driving the pollsters crazy.
Discipline was the word for last night’s second presidential debate.
Hyper-competent bureaucrat vs. changemaker – that’s the choice Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump laid out for Americans at their first debate.
It’s hard to remember a time when the debates were so critical to the outcome of a presidential election.
Call it the unconventional convention.
Events in recent weeks suggest that Donald Trump is already running a third-party candidacy.
Right now Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are going nowhere.
A lot of men don’t like Hillary Clinton. Or at least that’s what our polling seems to suggest.
Barring an act of God, both major political parties now have their presidential nominees, and the mud’s about to fly.
The presidential contest that no one ever expected and many claim not to want is back on track and coming to your ballot box this fall.
Why is John Kasich still in the race for the Republican nomination?
His shutout in yesterday’s Wisconsin Primary shows there’s no groundswell of support for a non-angry, traditional Republican candidate in the race despite all the bad things he, the media and other prominent GOP officials have had to say about Donald Trump. There’s a perception that Ted Cruz is picking up some momentum, while Trump’s momentum is slowing. But Kasich? Forget it.
The problem all along for the Republican elites opposed to Donald Trump is that they have no second act planned, and things just got worse for them after his latest collection of primary wins yesterday.
With Trump now over halfway to the delegate total needed to claim the GOP nomination and roughly 80% of Republican voters expecting him to be their nominee, are the elites going to continue their vicious advertising campaign against the billionaire businessman? Will Mitt Romney be joined by other prominent Republicans on the campaign trail to denounce Trump? At what point will GOP voters begin to wonder whether they – and not Trump – are the ones being opposed by the ostensible leaders of their own party?
Donald Trump carried the Nevada Republican caucus yesterday by a two-to-one margin over his nearest rival, Senator Marco Rubio. It was his third state win in a row after his narrow second-place finish in the initial Iowa caucus and strongly suggests that the most improbable presidential candidate in years is ready to “run the table” through the remaining primaries.
Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, as most polls projected, were the winners of the Republican and Democratic primary battles in New Hampshire, but where their respective parties go from here are two very different stories.
Consider Rasmussen Reports’ latest look at the Republican race nationally which we published on Monday. Trump still holds a double-digit lead over his closest rivals for the nomination. Senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio are in a virtual tie for second place. Ohio Governor John Kasich, the second-place finisher in New Hampshire, earns six percent (6%) of the national GOP vote.
Democrats and Republicans in Iowa gather this evening to vote, and so begins the formal process for choosing the next president of the United States.