September 28, 2015

Poll: Scandal-plagued Clinton giving up ground to socialist Sanders

Rebel Staff
 

Hillary Clinton is sliding in the polls. 

Against a relatively poor Democratic field, and with every possible institutional advantage at her disposal, the former U.S. Secretary of State and First Lady continues to give up ground to the staunchly left-wing and out-spoken Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Clinton’s lead over the Vermont socialist has shrunk to 7 points, according to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll.

Clinton has 42 per cent support among Democrats across the U.S., Sanders has 35 per cent, and Vice President Joe Biden, who is currently not a candidate, sits on 17 per cent.

Highlighting the fragility of single-figure presidential primary leads, Breitbart’s Mike Flynn notes that at this stage in the campaign for the 2008 Democratic nomination, Clinton posted “much stronger leads against [eventual winner] Barack Obama and [antipoverty campaigner] John Edwards.”

According to The Economist, Clinton’s favourability rating has slumped back to where it was in her early days as First Lady when a series of scandals tainted the public’s perception of her and her husband Bill.

Recent analysis by Gallup, as cited in The Economist, found that when voters think about Clinton their most common thoughts are associated with “email”, “emails”, email scandal”, “that email thing”, “email stuff” and “private emails”.

On the G.O.P. side, billionaire real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump is running neck and neck with retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson. Former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina is now tied for third with Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.

Trump is enjoying the support of 21 per cent of Republican primary voters, while Carson is backed by 20 per cent and Rubio and Fiorina are tied at 11 per cent each.

The Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll has Jeb Bush at 7 per cent.

 

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commented 2015-11-12 01:57:12 -0500
And maybe not Brad… It has been revealed today that the FBI has now seriously “expanded” its investigation into the e-mail scandal and that many more of her former staff are now being questioned… Sooner or later somebody is going to try a CYA gambit and spill the beans… This stink is too big to go away and it is going to affect American voters in the coming months… So, again: – It’s NOT going away….
commented 2015-11-11 16:07:44 -0500
If the Dems actually believe Clinton’s social-democratic cred, they’ve been hitting the bong way too hard. Clinton has as much social-democratic cred as, well, G.W. Bush. And that should worry them.

Not mistake about it: the next US president will be Clinton. Done. It’s a lock. Don’t even try to change that. If you believe (as I sort of do) that Trump is a Clinton mole dropped in to (a) Ruin Jeb Bush’s chances at the White House; and (b) Make the GOP look like a clown car, then you know Clinton will be the next US president. Right now, the only reasonable, thoughtful, credible, intelligent candidate in the GOP race is Gov. John Katich, but he doesn’t stand a chance. You will get, either, Trump or Carson, and that’s it. The Dems will get Clinton, but they really like Bernie Sanders. Why not? He’s a real live social-democrat, who thinks Canada and Denmark are awesome. Clinton is losing ground to Sanders because, among lots of things, she lies, she hides, she’s a warmonger, she’s a friend of Wall Street, and she has every intention of keeping business as usually for the Dems and the GOP establishments. All things considered, Clinton is the best presidential candidate the GOP never had.
commented 2015-11-05 03:33:31 -0500
OK… So as of today we know that four of the e-mails on her private server were not about “yoga” or her “daughter’s wedding” but marked as “Top Secret” including one that gave hackers an insight on highly classified US military satellite capabilities to track North Korea’s ballistic missile program… So, as Secretary of State, either (a) she couldn’t read; (b) didn’t know what Top Secret means; or © most likely, just didn’t give a big rat’s ass…. To say nothing of the subsequent lies, lies, lies… And some people STILL want her to become President of the United States??
commented 2015-10-25 03:20:33 -0400
Hearings now over and the MSM are pushing that she “won”… But anybody that actually watched the 11-hour circus must be wondering if their gal Hillary is on drugs and can differentiate reality from spin any more… As the mother of one of the four Americans killed at the embassy told FOX News" – “She lies, she lies; she lies…”
commented 2015-10-18 05:18:12 -0400
Benghazi Hearing now looming Hillary!…. Be brave!….
commented 2015-10-09 02:00:25 -0400
Getting better by the day… At least 300 e-mails she deleted and claimed had to do with “yoga” turned out to be classified as Top Secret…
commented 2015-10-08 03:54:27 -0400
And today we have the FBI marching into the State Department to physically remove four servers tied to their investigation of Hillary and “when” she did "what’… Like trying to wipe files AFTER she was subpoenaed by the Benghazi Committee… Say Jimmy Da Silva, how are you going to spin this one?… I see an orange pants suit looming larger and larger in this lady’s life…
commented 2015-10-02 04:49:12 -0400
Poor Hillary, sigh, again… With now “thousands” of e-mails being recovered by the FBI every day, and the fact that the Russians – and assuredly also the Chinese and the North Koreans – repeatedly probed the security of her illegal e-mail server, it is going to be “fun” to watch what Gowdy and the Benghazi committee confront her with at the end of this month…
commented 2015-10-01 18:15:34 -0400
Good news. I think Sanders will be easier to beat.
commented 2015-09-30 23:21:44 -0400
Poor Hillary…. That’s the problem with lying in the first place – sooner or later you can’t keep track of your lies and you start looking like a duck flapping its wings and swimming around in every smaller circles… I wouldn’t at all be surprised if she goes “ballistic” at some point in the coming weeks or months… Given that she is also now on medication against another blood clot/fainting episode, she may use “medical reasons” for stepping down when she realizes the usual Clinton sleaze is not going to work this time…
commented 2015-09-29 13:54:02 -0400
Someone should audit the Clinton Fund, and see who is giving the Clinton’s money.
commented 2015-09-29 12:40:17 -0400
Hillary is just as corrupt as Obama, and her husband. She should retire and give the public a break, and take that loser president with her.
commented 2015-09-29 04:07:19 -0400
Billary belongs in jail. She’ll likely resign before 2016 instead.
commented 2015-09-28 22:03:56 -0400
Smegol wants precious!!!!!
commented 2015-09-28 21:21:33 -0400
Hillary reeks with the stench of corruption.
commented 2015-09-28 19:56:48 -0400
OH NO poor Queen Hillary , the evil right wing conspiracy out to get her, she should be able to break the law all she wants. she is special don’t you know.