Skip to comments.Karl Rove fears slump in general election turnout with Trump as nominee
Posted on 03/17/2016 5:21:50 AM PDT by DeathBeforeDishonor1
Karl Rove, a critic of Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, said late Wednesday that voters could stay home in November if the businessman becomes his party's nominee but doesnt change his strategy for the general election fight.
The GOP operative spoke with Democratic counterpart David Plouffe, who worked on President Obamas campaigns, at an event held by technology company SAP at the Newseum. For much of the panel, the questions were framed around a hypothetical situation in which front-runners Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton had become the nominees. During a discussion about the role of data in campaigns, Rove said that if Trump doesnt change his understanding of the voter hes talking to once the primaries are over, he could be in for trouble.
While general election turnout had been on the rise for several election years, the percentage of registered voters who turned out to vote in the 2012 general election dropped significantly.
I would not be surprised again to see it drop again this time, said Rove, who helped run sophisticated presidential campaigns for President George W. Bush and served in his administration.
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The only slump is Rove!
He should fear it.
If Trump isnt there, then those crowds he attracts will walk.
Has the turnout in the primaries been disappointing???
Comforting news, given Rove’s nearly unbroken record of being wrong. He leapfrogged Dickie Morris in that competition.
Cue J-Law gif...
Why does anybody pay attention to him any more? He is a propagandist, not an analyst.
The only Slump Rove will experience will be both his credibility and his income.
Broward county Florida..famous for being the home of more scumbags than the rest of the country combined..turned actually turned out 2,300,000 REPUBLICAN VOTES!!!! Many were first time voters and some hadnt voted in yrsw! Take that Rove!
Oh no concerned beta male Rove is worried is buddies won’t vote
They believe their own BS.
Over the past eight years....is there anything that Karl Rove has gotten right? Just curious.
Rove: “I want that hair!”
After all, just look at republican turnout in the primaries.
Is this guy a genius, or what??
That’s why he gets paid the BIG BUCKS?
Sure Karl, and Romney “will win tonight.” EffOffAndDie.
So, if Trump is the nominee, Rove is promising to suppress the vote? The GOP-e stays home in a snit.
Karl Rove......no one but morons & idiots heed any word this human buffoon utters!!! FNC must be nuts to keep this babbling idiot on their team!!!
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