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Sun Jun 12, 2016, 01:03 PM

Trump is running the same campaign that won him the GOP nomination. There’s a big problem with that.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-is-running-the-same-campaign-that-won-him-the-gop-nomination/2016/06/12/ad33009a-30a8-11e6-8ff7-7b6c1998b7a0_story.html

Donald Trump ran a brilliant Republican primary campaign. The problem? He’s running that exact same campaign in the general election.

Trump cruised to the Republican nomination on the strength of his hard-line stance on immigration (build wall, make Mexico pay for it) and his willingness to savage the other 16 people running against him (“Low energy” Jeb Bush, “Little Marco” Rubio, “Lyin” Ted Cruz).

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In Trump’s mind, his willingness to be politically incorrect — whether it’s raising questions about the Mexican heritage of a federal judge overseeing a case involving Trump University attacking Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, as having “choked like a dog” or repeatedly referring to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) as “Pocahontas.”

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But, assuming what worked to win you 13 million votes is a sure-fire recipe for winning you five times that number seems to be a decidedly shaky proposition.

Why? Because we know from recent presidential history that the electorate of a Republican primary is whiter and older — by a considerable amount — than the general electorate.

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Reply Trump is running the same campaign that won him the GOP nomination. There’s a big problem with that. (Original post)
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Response to WhiteTara (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 01:07 PM

1. He's doing pretty well in polling.

If the election here held today, I don't think he would win; that said, I think polling indicates him doing pretty well. I do not rule out the possibility of him winning, with his current platform.

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Sun Jun 12, 2016, 01:15 PM

3. Not in swing states he's not and he's losing points of demos rMoney won in 12

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Response to WhiteTara (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 01:11 PM

2. Did we expect anything different?

Great articles about this Con Man Bully on the nets yesterday. Back in the Midwest we had a saying,"if Bull shit was money,then he would be a Millionaire". Well,that pretty much describes Con Man Don to a tee. This sucker is not going to change,he knows only one thing and that is his Bully Nature.

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