EppsNet Archive: Polls

Thomas Jefferson: You Don’t Need a Weatherman to Know Which Way the Electoral Wind is Blowing

 

My fellow Americans – Let me share with you something I read this morning: A new poll predicts a landslide victory for President Donald Trump this November. Trump leads Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden by 3 percentage points in the latest Democracy Institute/Sunday Express poll 48%-45%, with pollsters predicting Trump will rout Biden in delegates, 309-229, as the president holds a lead over the former vice president in the swing states of Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. — newsmax.com On Wednesday of this week, Joe Biden restated his support for peaceful protests but, crucially, for the first time, condemned the violence that has been going on for months under the banner of “protesting.” When a candidate changes his tune three quarters of the way through a race, it is not because he knows he holds a winning hand. It’s because the electoral ground is shifting beneath his feet. Read more →

End of the World Poll

 

Musical question: What is a good song to play when the nukes start falling? We’ll Meet Again What a Wonderful World Eve of Destruction We’ll All Go Together When We Go Always Look on the Bright Side of Life Clair de Lune Something short Read more →

Poll: Most Black Americans Don’t Want Confederate Statues Removed

 

NPR and PBS News Hour conducted a poll asking whether statues “honoring leaders of the Confederacy” should “remain as a historical symbol” or “be removed because they are offensive to some people.” Results by race: White: 65 percent of respondents said the statues should stay, 25 percent said they should be taken down and 8 percent were unsure. (I know these numbers don’t sum to 100 percent but I’m taking them directly from the link above.) Black: 44 percent stay, 40 percent remove, 11 percent unsure. (Same comment as previous.) Latino: 65 percent stay, 24 percent remove, 11 percent unsure. The media, which according to a Harvard University study are very biased against Donald Trump, have been flogging him with this issue for the past week and a half, the thinking being that anyone who doesn’t support the removal of Confederate statues is a white supremacist, in which case 75… Read more →

The Consequences of Shenanigans

 

According to a Fox poll, Trump leads nationally with Republican “men, women, every age group, every income group, and among those with a college degree and those without.” So, if somehow the GOP nominates a candidate other than Trump, the only Republicans who will be angry about it are …“men, women, every age group, every income group, and among those with a college degree and those without.” — Scott Adams Read more →