Skip to comments.4 theories on why Hillary Clinton isn't very popular right now
Posted on 12/20/2017 2:50:44 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
You would think that with President Donald Trump's approval ratings at historic lows for a first-year president, the candidate he beat in the 2016 election might see a similar improvement in their popularity numbers -- a sort-of buyer's remorse bump.
That has not been the case with Hillary Clinton. In fact, the opposite has been true.
Hillary Clinton's approval dipped to 36% in a December Gallup poll. Her unfavorable ratings -- at 61% -- also marked a new high (or low) for Clinton.
Like with all poll findings, it's impossible to pinpoint a single reason that explains it. But, here are 4 theories that might explain Clinton's poll problems.
1. The 2016 race has never really ended
On Monday, President Trump saw fit to mention his 2016 victory while laying out his national security strategy for the country. Trump talks about his "electoral landslide" on an, at least, weekly basis -- ensuring that people never forget about what all sides agree was an incredibly nasty campaign.
2. Clinton isn't sorry
The publicity tour around Clinton's memoir of the campaign -- "What Happened?" -- had a very clear message from Clinton: Yes, I lost. But, it's wasn't entirely (or even close to entirely) my fault.
3. She is the last Republican boogeyman
For years and years -- long before Clinton ran for president in 2008 and 2016 -- she was one of a handful of Democrats that all Republicans a) knew and b) hated.
4. We're still too close to it all
It's been a year and a few days since Clinton lost one of the most knockdown, drag-out presidential races ever. It might simply be too soon to expect Clinton's numbers to begin the long path toward popularity.
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5) She was never popular
6) She sold America out too many times
7) She thinks we are deplorables
8) She had no economic plan, no platform
9) She ran a lowsy campaign
11) She blames everybody but herself
12) She and Obama set up booby traps for Trump
Polls with irrelevant questions don’t deserve to be (Fake) News much less be worthy of “analysis”.
Fake, not smart, dishonest, and repulsive.
Somebody needs to tell Cillizza that he isn’t funny so he should stop trying out his comedy routines on CNN.
CNN is still trying to figure it out.
“Why aren’t I fifty points ahead!?”
She doesn’t like people and people don’t like her. Simple, really.
#5 Nobody likes her
The Democrat party and its supporters are littered with plenty of poster childs to harp on.
She killed her lover and bagman Vince Foster
5. She is the most unlikable, nastiest human being on the face of the earth.
6. In general, NOBODY wants to listen to a crybaby constantly whining sore loser.
Because she’s a $%*@!
13) She is a nasty old woman
And why would one presume that she will ever be on a "path toward popularity"?!
I believe it is far more likely that she will go down as one of the most unpopular people in American history who almost became President.
Thanks again for the Kankles side of beef toss video! It always puts a big smile on my face.
How could I failed to list that?!
“Thanks again for the Kankles side of beef toss video! It always puts a big smile on my face.”
Like wise !
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