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Daily Bread for 8.20.22: Trumpist Michels Quickly Starts Whining About Polls

Good morning. Saturday in Whitewater will see afternoon thundershowers with a high of 74. Sunrise is 6:07 AM and sunset 7:48 PM for 13h 40m 44s of daytime.  The moon is a waning crescent with 36.8% of its visible disk illuminated.   On this day in 1968, Warsaw Pact troops invade Czechoslovakia, crushing the Prague Spring. East German…

Trump’s Undersized Base

Polling from Morning Consult illustrates well the limitations of Trump’s base-only strategy: his support (base and supportive voters) represents less than needed for re-election. That support is, in fact, notably consistent in its inadequacy: Over many months, including before the brunt of the pandemic, Trump has been stuck in a weak position. This does not…

Sure enough…

Ron Johnson really is America’s Dumbest Senator™: MIDDLETON – U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said Thursday there’s nothing improper about President Donald Trump’s call on Chinese officials to investigate his top political rival in his 2020 re-election bid. Trump extended the invitation Thursday to the foreign country as he faces impeachment over a similar request of the president of…

Americans’ Support for Free Trade Reaches New High

A strong majority supports free trade and rejects Trump’s anti-market trade wars and tariffs. Mark Murray reports that Amid President Donald Trump’s trade war with China, nearly two-thirds of Americans say they support free trade with foreign countries, according to the latest national poll from NBC News and the Wall Street Journal. That represents a…

Trump-Busting Issues for Wisconsin

Writing at Urban Milwaukee, Bruce Thompson looks at popular national issues to use against Trump, matches them against Wisconsin-specific polling, and offers How Democrats Can Beat Trump [in Wisconsin]. Many of the most popular poll issues are not libertarian ones, it’s almost unnecessary to say.  They’re issues that have national and statewide support, and so…

Rural America Turns Against Trump

One often reads that it’s rural America that elected – and will always stand by – Donald Trump. In fact, Trump’s support in rural communities is in decline. Chris Kahn and Tim Reid report Trump’s popularity is slipping in rural America: According to the Reuters/Ipsos daily tracking poll, the Republican president’s popularity is eroding in…

Marquette Law Poll, March 2017 (First Marquette Poll Since 2016 Election)

Selected results below, from among Wisconsin registered voters; full results are available online. Trump Approval New Marquette Law School Poll puts approval among registered voters in WI of how President Trump is doing his job at 41%. #mulawpoll — MULawPoll (@MULawPoll) March 22, 2017 Trump Disappproval 47% disapprove of Trump job performance, 11% don’t express…

Friday Poll: After Baseball

<a href=”http://polldaddy.com/poll/9570650/”>After Baseball</a> Baseball’s over, and when it ended in Cleveland on Wednesday night winter truly began.  What sports, if any, will hold your attention now?

Marquette Law Poll Results (Final 2016 Election Edition)

The final 2016 Marquette Law School poll results are out, and here key findings from the 10.26.16 to 10.31.16 poll (the full results are available online). Clinton-Trump, Among LV: New Marquette Law School Poll finds Clinton leading Trump among likely voters in WI 46% to 40%. #mulawpoll — MULawPoll (@MULawPoll) November 2, 2016 Johnson-Stein, Among…