From left, Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., entrepreneur Andrew Yang, former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke and former Housing Secretary Julian Castro are introduced Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, before a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by ABC at Texas Southern University in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
The founder of Black Entertainment Network has some bad news for Democrats. Mind you, this is from MSNBC, which likely means the news is far, far worse than they are telling us.
The next U.S. presidential election is Donald Trump’s to lose despite some polls suggesting the president is behind several of his potential Democratic challengers, entrepreneur and media mogul Robert Johnson said on Friday.
Johnson, a long-time Democrat, spoke of President Trump’s disruptive style that is shaking DC and dominating the news cycle, often to the point of losing the substance of the argument, because they are so focused on Trump’s mannerisms. He also had concerns that the Democrat field is too far to the left.
In addition, he said none of the Democratic presidential candidates appear to be “enough in the center” where most voters are, particularly African-American voters.
Recent polling seems to be backing him up. If the latest Rasmussen and Emerson polls are anywhere close, President Trump has picked up over 20 points among Blacks.
Here’s the part that is terrifying Democrats: Johnson went on to not only allude to the inaccuracy of many polls showing Trump not doing so well, but also turned around and put aside any real consideration of those polls by saying,
“If you take a snapshot today, I don’t think that group is capable of beating Trump despite what the polls say.”
Think about that. A key gatekeeper of a primary information channel to the Black Community is saying at this point, there isn’t anyone in the current Democrat circus who can beat President Trump. That is yuuuuge! It’s also not a surprise.
Most of us following these things have noticed that leftist attacks on Trump and his conservative base, that’s you and me folks, have become more and more strident, defiant and even violent. Rest assured that the leftists know that Trump is gaining in popularity among demographics that have historically been rock-solid supporters and they are lashing out.
As the economic numbers continue to go Trump’s way, we can expect polling numbers to do the same. As that happens, we can also expect the leftists to become even more deranged. Although forced to acknowledge the truth in the numbers, CNBC still felt obligated to throw some shade on President Trump in its interview with Johnson.
But when asked if his praise for Trump means he’ll vote for the president in next year’s election, Johnson suggested that may not be the case.
“It means that I’m going to speak my mind, speak in an independent way based on the facts and not try to get caught up in the politics,” he said.
Mike Ford, a retired Infantry Officer, writes on Military, Foreign Affairs and occasionally dabbles in Political and Economic matters.
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