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Poll: Germans Think Trump More Dangerous Than Kim, Putin, and Xi. By a Lot

Just pay your 2 percent, and then go think what you want.

The Germans are a nation of politically correct lefties. They are concerned about their feelings, they indulge their attitudes. And so this means they have to hate President Trump, because it’s all about them, not about the external world.

They have been cosseted by American protection for so long, they hardly know that there’s a actual evil out there, or even care. But they will come running once it comes to get them.

And of course, like we always are, we’ll be there to help.

According to the German news outlet DW:

Although Washington is one of Germany’s closest allies, public trust in the US has significantly eroded under President Donald Trump, a new YouGov survey showed.

Germans were asked who was more dangerous: North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un, Chinese President Xi Jinping, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Russian President Vladimir Putin or US President Donald Trump.

Some 41% of Germans said they thought Trump was the most dangerous out of the five world leaders.

In second place was Kim with 17%, followed by Putin and Khamenei with 8%. Coming in last was China’s Xi with 7%.

Over 2,000 people in Germany took part in the survey, which was commissioned by news agency dpa.

New Poll Has Trump Approval at 49 Percent

This video breaks down the new poll by The Hill and HarrisX, which equals the highest rating President Trump has had in more than a year and comes directly after Democrats made their case for impeachment.

One of the most surprising things is that 47 percent of those 18-34 back the president. This suggests young people are hardly reflexively against him, as many presume, and that there is a future for Trumpism, which I define as a populist-nationalist version of conservatism.

Gallup: On Impeachment Day, Trump Approval One Point from All-Time High

Yeah, this is working nice for the Democrats. Meantime, a majority now oppose impeachment

According to Gallup:

President Donald Trump’s job approval rating has inched up again and is now at 45%. The president’s ratings have increased six percentage points since the House of Representatives opened an impeachment inquiry against him in the fall.

Line graph. Donald Trump’s approval ratings since January 2019, currently at 45% approval.

The president’s latest approval rating is from a Dec. 2-15 poll, conducted as the Democratic-controlled House held hearings on whether Trump should be impeached. The House is likely to vote to impeach the president on Wednesday, though Trump’s removal from office is unlikely in the GOP-controlled Senate.

Approval of the president’s performance remains high among Republicans (89%) and low among Democrats (8%). Less than half of political independents approve, but the current 42% is up from 34% at the start of the impeachment hearings and matches their highest rating of Trump so far.

Trump’s latest job rating is on the high end of the relatively tight range of 35% to 46% approval he has received since taking office, and marks the fifth time he has reached 45% or higher during his presidency. His approval stretched to 46% only once, in May of this year, when a flurry of positive economic news coincided with the issuing of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report.

Americans remain split on whether to impeach and remove Trump from office, but the percentage who support these legislative actions has dipped slightly each time Gallup has polled on the matter since October.

Currently, 46% support impeachment and removal, down six percentage points from the first reading after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the impeachment inquiry. Meanwhile, 51% oppose impeachment and removal — up five percentage points over the same period.

Support for Impeachment Drops 10 Percent Among Independents

Hmm. Not hearing much on CNN about this poll. Looks like these hearings are working great for Adam Schiff.

According to the Washington Examiner:

More independents oppose the impeachment proceedings against President Trump than support them, according to a recent poll conducted after the beginning of public testimony.

A Morning Consult- Politico poll released Tuesday said 47% of independents “oppose the current impeachment inquiry,” while only 40% of independents support impeachment. The poll represents a 10% drop in support among independents for the impeachment.

Overall, opposition increased to 45%, while support for impeachment dropped from 50% to 48%.

Trump Closes In on Biden, Sanders and is Beating Warren: Politico/Consult Poll

From the Morning Consult:

The former vice president leads Trump by 5 percentage points, 41 percent to 36 percent, among 1,997 registered voters in a new Morning Consult/Politico poll testing the hypothetical Election Day matchup — roughly half the 11-point advantage he enjoyed in a June survey conducted ahead of the Democratic Party’s first debates. Both surveys have a 2-point margin of error.

While Trump cut into Biden’s edge with several demographic groups between the two surveys, some of the president’s biggest gains came among women and the youngest voters, two groups that are typically seen as some of his weakest voting blocs. Trump trails Biden by 11 points among women in the latest poll, conducted Oct. 25-28, compared with a 20-point gap in June. 

And while he still lags 14 points behind Biden among voters ages 18 to 29, that’s a significant improvement on the 28-point deficit he faced in June. Independents are also falling in line with the incumbent: Biden’s 1-point lead among those voters is down from an 11-point edge in June.

Biden is not the only Democratic candidate to see his head-to-head advantage over Trump dwindle — and his numbers against the president still compare favorably with his competitors. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) only leads Trump by 2 points in the latest poll, down 8 points since June. 

Despite all the impeachment excitement, Trump’s average rating in polls has remained steady, at between 42 and 44 percent.

Trump Attacks Fox News

A new Fox News poll showed 51 percent want President Trump impeached and 40 percent oppose it.

Trump no like. Said the pollster “sucks.” The poll is a little worse than Trump than some others but still consistent with them.

He then went on to commend One America News, which basically does few if any stories hostile toward Trump, for its “fair” coverage.

Trump: Et tu, Fox News?

President Trump is now going after Fox News for a new poll that shows him losing to Joe Biden 49 to 39 percent and to Bernie Sanders 46 percent to 40 percent. However, he beats Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris, each by one point.

Fox News leans right, but I haven’t noticed that its polls are any different than anyone else’s, for better or worse.

Forty-Three Percent of Americans Think Socialism is “a Good Thing”

Actually, they are mistaken. Socialism is a bad thing.

How quickly people forget. Honestly, we’re less than two decades past the Cold War, and already Americans are forgetting just how bad socialism can get.

Most Democrats support it, of course.

According to Gallup:

Americans today are more closely divided than they were earlier in the last century when asked whether some form of socialism would be a good or bad thing for the country. While 51% of U.S. adults say socialism would be a bad thing for the country, 43% believe it would be a good thing. Those results contrast with a 1942 Roper/Fortune survey that found 40% describing socialism as a bad thing, 25% a good thing and 34% not having an opinion.More Americans Now See Socialism as a Good Thing for the CountryWould some form of socialism be a good thing or a bad thing for the country as a whole?

The Roper/Fortune survey is one of the oldest trend questions measuring attitudes on socialism in the U.S. Gallup’s update of the question in an April 17-30 survey finds Americans more likely to have an opinion on the matter now, as well as a smaller gap in the percentage calling socialism a bad thing vs. a good thing.

Previous Gallup research shows that Americans’ definition of socialism has changed over the years, with nearly one in four now associating the concept with social equality and 17% associating it with the more classical definition of having some degree of government control over the means of production. A majority of Democrats have said they view socialism positively in Gallup polling since 2010, including 57% in the most recent measure in 2018.

Poll: Trump Approval Up Three Points to 46 Percent

A new poll by NBC News finds that President Trump’s approval rating is at 46 percent, three points greater than it was in January and near the highest point of his presidency. According to NBC News: The top groups approving of Trump: Republicans (88 percent), rural residents (60 percent), whites without college degrees (60 percent),… Continue Reading

Trump Approval Surges as Republican Prospects for Keeping House Brighten

A new poll by the Wall Street Journal and NBC News finds that President Trump’s job approval rating has jumped to its highest point of his presidency and key congressional races have tightened, suggesting Republicans may be able to hang on to the House. At 49 percent, Trump’s approval rating is higher than Barack Obama’s… Continue Reading

Poll: Stormy Affair Fails to Rain on Trump’s Poll Numbers

Okay, I know, enough with the “stormy” puns. Especially bad ones like the one above. But I couldn’t resist, okay? From Politico: Voters believe adult-film actress Stormy Daniels. They believe her claim that she and Donald Trump had sex before he ran for president, and that Trump has been unfaithful to his wife. Only a… Continue Reading