Skip to comments.New Poll: Impact of Trump's remarks about McCain, on his poll standing
Posted on 07/18/2015 6:59:07 PM PDT by mystery-ak
New Poll open to guests..Question: Do you think Trump's remarks concerning McCain's POW status will improve, have no impact, or decrease his polling results?
(Excerpt) Read more at gopbriefingroom.com ...
Improve 16 (50%)
No Impact 9 (28.1%)
Decrease 7 (21.9%)
He proves the old adage that never get in the way of some one shooting them self in the political foot.
I think Trump has yet, to come down on the wrong side of any issue publicly.
His approval continues to improve.
In the course of this, I learned for the first time...that McCain with his arms in casts as a POW was not from torture as I thought all these years...but from him ejecting from his plane.
Never....in all these years....have I seen text explaining the casts until now.
The old man McLame probably got what he deserved. Sometime people over stay their welcome, as is the case for many in the senile old men’s club of the U.S. senate
They were poorly worded remarks but I doubt if it will have any impact on his polling. Anyone who was a Trump supporter before those remarks is not going to change their mind because of them. They know that he did not mean to disparage all POW’s, and it is highly likely that any Trump supporter cannot stand McCain.
The big loser is Walker by joining the bitchfest against Trump. He disappointed a lot of his fans.
Trump’s comment is indicative of the Republican base’s antipathy for the Republican leadership and strategists.
Big donors can provide campaign funds, but they can’t create votes.
McCain is a traitor.
Those of you basing your opinion of this on the article in the Wash Post are being misled.
Question: Do you think Trump’s remarks concerning McCain’s POW status will improve, have no impact, or decrease his polling results?
Total Members Voted: 90
Voting closes: July 22, 2015, 09:53:24 PM
No Impact 38 (30.9%)
Decrease 16 (13%
Nope. McCain used up his “hero” punch card! The prince doesn’t get the hero treatment any more.
It'll be interesting to see how many gaffe's gets away with before it hurts his "campaign."
Trump is too used to shooting from the hip. At some point he has to develop the discipline to not say stupid things if he's serious about going the distance in the primaries.
Certainly doesn’t appear to have the negative results try e Gopee wants
Not every remark is the result of some think tank position paper. Trump's tendency vis-a-vis his critics so far has been to engage in abrasive New York-style Jewish humor/sarcasm, with a bunch of throwaway remarks intended to get their goat. He prefaced his criticism of McCain by pointing out that McCain had called right-wingers crazies. His jab at McCain being a war hero only because he was a POW was intended to get him off his high horse, rather than as a general criticism of POW's in general. I suspect a good number people who've been following Trump's campaign will see it in that light.
“Improve 16 (50%)
No Impact 9 (28.1%)
Decrease 7 (21.9%)”
The tribe has spoken.
All those GOPe candidates who are condemning Trump are saying Trump disparaged veterans. He did no such thing. I’m a veteran and his remarks didn’t bother me one bit. In fact, I’ve always known McCain is a fraud and a traitor. It makes me sick to think that I voted for him.
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