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EdwardBernays

(3,343 posts)
Thu Jan 21, 2016, 08:55 PM Jan 2016

Sanders in third in Drudge poll

TRUMP 40.04% (273,715 votes)
CRUZ 25.18% (172,169 votes)
SANDERS 15.23% (104,150 votes)
RUBIO 6.5% (44,435 votes)
PAUL 4.1% (28,016 votes)
CARSON 1.8% (12,330 votes)
KASICH 1.74% (11,869 votes)
CHRISTIE 1.35% (9,259 votes)
FIORINA 1.34% (9,162 votes)
BUSH 1.19% (8,108 votes)
CLINTON 1.14% (7,782 votes)
SANTORUM 0.25% (1,689 votes)
O'MALLEY 0.14% (993 votes)

Total Votes: 683,677

Only 8K people have voted for Bush

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Sanders in third in Drudge poll (Original Post) EdwardBernays Jan 2016 OP
Seriously, is that crossover? I can't imagine too many progressives go to Drudge. Ed Suspicious Jan 2016 #1
It may be. I don't have the answer. morningfog Jan 2016 #2
I don't know EdwardBernays Jan 2016 #3
I visit drudge. His format is very good for getting a sense of where the news is at for the day JonLeibowitz Jan 2016 #9
It may be but I doubt that's all of it. draa Jan 2016 #11
He always gets over 20% of the repub votes in vermont, it might be real litlbilly Jan 2016 #22
Clinton is 11th with fewer votes than even Bush...... ~8k for Hillary to Bernies 104k! peacebird Jan 2016 #4
Bush and Clinton together EdwardBernays Jan 2016 #5
Voters fed up with dynasties, perhaps? merrily Jan 2016 #27
And the fact that Sanders scores so high with RW troglodytes give none of his supporters pause.... baldguy Jan 2016 #6
sigh EdwardBernays Jan 2016 #7
Why should it? NorthCarolina Jan 2016 #8
Hillary supporters like to have it both ways -- attack from the right and the left! JonLeibowitz Jan 2016 #12
Republicans love Socialism EdwardBernays Jan 2016 #13
It's hard to say what it means. morningfog Jan 2016 #10
1/3rd of the electorate EdwardBernays Jan 2016 #15
Are insinuating that Sanders is RW. TIME TO PANIC Jan 2016 #14
Meh. draa Jan 2016 #17
I'm so tired of this "insinuation" crap. So tell us, what does it mean? I know Republicans who are libdem4life Jan 2016 #18
Sick of your ridiculous one-liners around here. Bye Bye! :) nt stillwaiting Jan 2016 #23
Pause? Is a Dem taking votes away from the Republican, as did Obama, is a bad thing now? merrily Jan 2016 #28
I'd hate to be a Republican at this point. PatrickforO Jan 2016 #29
They're not RW troglodytes... they're VOTES. cherokeeprogressive Jan 2016 #32
No. They are pissed by the the establishment and they may not hate everyone. nt artislife Jan 2016 #34
Like Sludge is worth anything. hobbit709 Jan 2016 #16
I go there for amusement...it never fails. Got to keep up with the Knuckle Draggers, doncha know? libdem4life Jan 2016 #19
Drudge himself got his 'street cred' from exposing Monica-gate. closeupready Jan 2016 #21
That one guy who keeps voting for Sanders in online polls sure is busy. Motown_Johnny Jan 2016 #20
Sanders success in online polls, esp. compared to Hillary's, is easily explained merrily Jan 2016 #31
Sanders is now over 20% awake Jan 2016 #24
Bernie Supporters are Everywhere! reformist2 Jan 2016 #25
Sanders in 3rd place; Clinton in 11th place. Did you say Drudge? merrily Jan 2016 #26
I voted for Bernie, then erased my cookies and history so I wouldn't get a drudge virus. kimbutgar Jan 2016 #30
Part of this is easily explained imo. sadoldgirl Jan 2016 #33

EdwardBernays

(3,343 posts)
3. I don't know
Thu Jan 21, 2016, 08:58 PM
Jan 2016

It's hard to say... Drudge is very widely read... But you're talking about over 100,000 votes... very hard to know.

JonLeibowitz

(6,282 posts)
9. I visit drudge. His format is very good for getting a sense of where the news is at for the day
Thu Jan 21, 2016, 09:03 PM
Jan 2016

Of course, you have to wade through a lot of RW crap, but the format is worth it.

draa

(975 posts)
11. It may be but I doubt that's all of it.
Thu Jan 21, 2016, 09:04 PM
Jan 2016

Some of the Republicans in my family support him. Which is really astonishing since these are deer hunting, pickup driving rednecks.

Let's not forget there's a lot of Repubs out there who hate their what their party is and they don't like Clinton. I expect we'll see a few Republicans go for Bernie before he's through.

Being an Independent all his life also helps.

EdwardBernays

(3,343 posts)
7. sigh
Thu Jan 21, 2016, 09:03 PM
Jan 2016

how long did that attack take you to think up?

Funny how people like you never seem to comment on posts about the fact that Clinton's campaign chairman owns a lobbying firm that has weapons manufacturers, big pharma and saudi arabia as clients...

I guess you just "miss" those posts. lol.

 

NorthCarolina

(11,197 posts)
8. Why should it?
Thu Jan 21, 2016, 09:03 PM
Jan 2016

America is hungry for change and a populist message...doesn't matter what political stripe you are if the message addresses your needs and desires.

What implication are your trying to make exactly?

EdwardBernays

(3,343 posts)
13. Republicans love Socialism
Thu Jan 21, 2016, 09:04 PM
Jan 2016

that's the obvious conclusion, when you mash their two nonsensical attacks together.

Ronald Reagan and Karl Marx are their big heroes...

 

morningfog

(18,115 posts)
10. It's hard to say what it means.
Thu Jan 21, 2016, 09:04 PM
Jan 2016

It could be Democratic Sanders supporters voting in the poll.

It could be honest crossover from independents and/or republicans.

It could be right wingers choosing him for a dishonest reason and they don't actually support him.

I think it is likely one of the first two. And that gives me no pause.

EdwardBernays

(3,343 posts)
15. 1/3rd of the electorate
Thu Jan 21, 2016, 09:06 PM
Jan 2016

is independents...

Drudge is very widely read...

No reason to think a lot of those independents aren't voting Sanders...

draa

(975 posts)
17. Meh.
Thu Jan 21, 2016, 09:07 PM
Jan 2016

Some of us remember when talking with each other got more done than demonizing each other. Something has got to give because we can't go on at each others throats.

 

libdem4life

(13,877 posts)
18. I'm so tired of this "insinuation" crap. So tell us, what does it mean? I know Republicans who are
Thu Jan 21, 2016, 09:08 PM
Jan 2016

going to vote for Sanders because the whole tribe of Rs is a joke. Something tells me that's not what you want to hear. The Republicans are off the rails. Trump and Palin? "You're Fired and I Quit" One is a Reality Show turned politician. The other a Pollitician turned Reality Show. Really? You can't figure it out? I could go on down the list, but why bother.

So for the sane ones, It's Hillary or Bernie. Now, we do know that the favorability of HRC is "a bit" high especially with Republicans, and there is a lot of unreasonable hatred of her, and Bernie just happens to be an older white guy. Nothing wrong with that...he can't help it.

So, logic would infer that .... hmmmm, makes a lot of sense.

So, that's my pause...how about yours?

merrily

(45,251 posts)
28. Pause? Is a Dem taking votes away from the Republican, as did Obama, is a bad thing now?
Thu Jan 21, 2016, 10:00 PM
Jan 2016

What changed?

After three decades of Third Way, the most liberal candidate who's run for President sticks to his liberal positions and gets Republican votes anyway. And, that's supposed to upset me? LOL! ok.

PatrickforO

(14,465 posts)
29. I'd hate to be a Republican at this point.
Thu Jan 21, 2016, 10:01 PM
Jan 2016

I mean, what on earth do you do if you're basically a sane person who genuinely believes in market solutions to a greater degree than most progressives?

You gonna vote for Rump? C'mon.

Clinton? Eeeew!

But Sanders? Well, here's the thing. Several Republicans and R-leaning independents I know like Bernie just fine. Oh, they don't agree with everything he wants by any means, but several people have told me that they feel Bernie is honest and appreciate the fact that they know where he stands.

I don't think we can really say that for Clinton. Oh, we know where she might stand today, but how will the focus groups shape the message tomorrow?

 

libdem4life

(13,877 posts)
19. I go there for amusement...it never fails. Got to keep up with the Knuckle Draggers, doncha know?
Thu Jan 21, 2016, 09:10 PM
Jan 2016
 

closeupready

(29,503 posts)
21. Drudge himself got his 'street cred' from exposing Monica-gate.
Thu Jan 21, 2016, 09:12 PM
Jan 2016

So who knows, he's angling for her so as to get another scoop....?

Also, I remember it was HIS site in 2004 that headlined (with that silly 1 Adam 12 flasher) "Kerry's alleged mistress flees the country" when a campaign assistant went to Africa on vacation. So you, that's the level of journalism on that site, from the FOUNDER.

 

Motown_Johnny

(22,308 posts)
20. That one guy who keeps voting for Sanders in online polls sure is busy.
Thu Jan 21, 2016, 09:11 PM
Jan 2016

I never would have even thought to look for a Sanders option on Drudge.


merrily

(45,251 posts)
31. Sanders success in online polls, esp. compared to Hillary's, is easily explained
Thu Jan 21, 2016, 10:04 PM
Jan 2016

His good for nothing, devious, scandalous supporters somehow got control of the internets!

http://www.democraticunderground.com/128083341

They just don't want a level playing field, as do Hillary and her 2008 campaign national co-chairs.

Those Berniebros! Why, I oughtta.....

awake

(3,226 posts)
24. Sanders is now over 20%
Thu Jan 21, 2016, 09:46 PM
Jan 2016

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Keep voting it looks like you can vote more than once so lets get him in 2nd place

http://www.drudgereport.com

kimbutgar

(20,584 posts)
30. I voted for Bernie, then erased my cookies and history so I wouldn't get a drudge virus.
Thu Jan 21, 2016, 10:02 PM
Jan 2016

I checked out drudge one day on my desktop took me weeks to get rid of the malware and cookies. This was years ago it I learned my lesson.

sadoldgirl

(3,431 posts)
33. Part of this is easily explained imo.
Thu Jan 21, 2016, 10:18 PM
Jan 2016

People don't see that the government is working for them
in any way. They don't trust the politicians anymore, but
they want honesty, wherever it may come from.

Now, I don't believe for a moment that Cruz is honest,
but people seem to think so anyway.

Whether they like Bernie's policies or not, they believe
that he is honest, and that he wants to change things.

Lastly, as all of us know: There is a circle where the
extreme rw meets the left in many ways. That just
may be the case in this scenario a bit too.

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