KS-Sen: Kris Kobach (R), “COVID-19 numbers are being cooked to hurt Trump”

From Oliver Willis at The American Independent: Republican Senate candidate Kris Kobach claimed in mid-July that tallies of the number of people who have been died after being infected by the coronavirus are being exaggerated to hurt Donald Trump. “I believe that the numbers are being cooked. The books are being cooked,” Kobach said on…

Every Poll Has TWO Numbers. Why I'm So Up About Biden

If you ever get annoyed, look at me I’m self employed. I love to work at nothing all day   BTO   Taking Care of Business Many moons  ago, in my street rat days as a Chicago political junkie, I once went to a Democratic gathering. It was actually a cross between a seminar and a convention….

State Poll Summary: Three Pollsters Release Numbers That Will Give Republicans Major Headaches

projects.fivethirtyeight.com/… Three separate pollsters released swing state polls today that might give Republicans serious health issues. The Sienna/New York Times Poll, Hodas and Associates, and Redfield and Wilton Strategies all released state polls, some of which are surprising positive for Joe Biden, especially Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania. Presidential State Polls with Pollsters Ratings by 538 State…

State Poll Summary: Four Pollsters Release Numbers That Will Give Republicans Major Headaches

projects.fivethirtyeight.com/… Four separate pollsters released swing state polls today that might give Republicans serious health issues. The Sienna/New York Times Poll, Fox News Poll, Hodas and Associates, and Redfield and Wilton Strategies all released state polls, some of which are surprising positive for Joe Biden, especially Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania. Presidential State Polls with Pollsters Ratings…

Trump Threatens to Sue His Own Campaign Manager Over Bad Poll Numbers

CNN just posted a story about yet another Trumpertantrum, as the Great Orange Shitgibbet goes increasingly and noisily and totally insane: Trump erupts at campaign manager as reelection stress overflows As he huddled with advisers on Friday evening, President Donald Trump was still fuming over his sliding poll numbers and the onslaught of criticism he…

The numbers speak for themselves

The numbers don’t lie! Country,Other TotalCases NewCases TotalDeaths NewDeaths               World 1,697,082 +93,388 102,650 +6,966               USA 501,648 +33,082 18,686 +2,004  

Stop Panicking Over Trump's Poll Numbers

There’s been some bewilderment and panic around here these past few days over why Trump’s numbers are rising even as his incompetent management of the pandemic is becoming more obvious. Some of us here, myself included, have explained that in a time of crisis a leader’s numbers always rise as people look to them for…

These new crisis-management poll numbers are just awful for Trump

For anyone who thought the Teflon Don could just bluster and gaslight his way through the election season and beyond, the latest Quinnipiac poll should be eye-opening. Not only do Americans think Trump is bad in a crisis (duh), they also show a lot more confidence in his likely Democratic opponent, Joe Biden. The Washington Post’s…

Trump joins past U.S. presidents who 'like the numbers being where they are'

President Trump ignited a firestorm of criticism following his comments Friday at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). After Trump explained, “I’d rather have the people stay” on the 3,500 person cruise ship anchored near San Francisco with 21 coronavirus cases “because I like the numbers being where they are,” Philip Bump of the Washington…

Is Arizona Ready to Turn Blue? The Numbers Look Promising

Last year, the state of Virginia culminated its transformation from one of the most Republican states to electing a Democratic controlled legislature for the first time in a generation. What will be the next state to transform from a dependable Republican to swing state or better, maybe the Grand Canyon State? Reviewing the numbers, Mitt Romney in 2012…

Hillary's rallying cry: 'Vote in overwhelming numbers to replace them'

It’s simple. Vote. Vote. Vote. x With their votes to make the American president accountable to no one, Republican senators have put the interests of one president over the interests of all Americans. The only remedy now is for us all to vote in overwhelming numbers to replace them—and him—in November. — Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton)…