Today’s Campaign Update
(Because The Campaign Never Ends)
Tired of all this Winning yet? – Three new polls were released this past week showing that, despite the ongoing anti-Republican onslaught by the fake news media, the generic congressional preference measure leading into the mid-term elections continues to narrow. On Sunday, Fox News released its new Opinion Dynamics poll, which shows the measure narrowing from a 15 percent Democrat advantage in November to just 5 percent today. Marist also released its latest survey, which also pegs the Democrat edge at 5 percent. A couple of days earlier, Reuters/Ipsos said its newest data shows the Democrat lead down to just 3 percent.
Make no mistake about it: The Democrats do currently have a real advantage in voter enthusiasm, and we see evidence of that every day. That edge is likely higher today than it was a week ago in the wake of the GOP congress’s passage of that horrific Omnibus bill on Friday. But more than 6 months remain until Election Day, so President Donald Trump and the GOP have plenty of time to create some voter enthusiasm on their side as well.
President Trump has repeatedly proven himself to be capable of doing that. The rest of the GOP? Not so much. Still, if we are still seeing congressional preference polls with such narrow margins come November, Democrats will find themselves disappointed yet again when the vote counts start coming in.
Yeah, so, who’s counting? – Speaking of Democrat voter drive opportunities, the “March for our Lives” rallies took place on Saturday, and the fake news media did all it could to glorify all who took part in them, and vilify all who did not. Because, after all, that’s what today’s fake journalists get paid to do.
Immediately after the rally in Washington, D.C. had concluded, fake news media outlets breathlessly reported the attendance to have been as high as 800,000, which, if accurate, would have made it the largest such rally in D.C. history. Organizers of the event had been a little more conservative in their estimates of the crowd size, pegging it more in the range of 500,000 to 600,000, which would still be a record for those who are keeping score at home.
Unfortunately for everyone, an independent, non-political firm out of Virginia begs to differ with those estimates. Digital Design & Imaging Service, which uses flyover imaging of such crowds as the basis for forming its calculations, told CBS News that the turnout for the event was more in the range of 200,000 at its early-afternoon peak.
That’s still a big bunch of people, and wasn’t it just great seeing all those teenagers exercising their constitutionally-guaranteed freedom to protest against…um….well, ok, they were protesting against their constitutionally-guaranteed freedoms.
Meanwhile, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel, whose gross incompetence and shameful grasping for money led directly to the tragic school killings that germinated Saturday’s protest marches, still has a job. As always seems to be the case when abject failures by leftwing government officials lead to tragedy, no one who was really responsible is being held accountable. The fact that Israel still has his job more than a month after the atrocity that his negligence caused is an insult to every American.
Facebook is losing favor with the public, according to opinion polls in the U.S. and Germany published over the weekend. The only question I have is, why?
Of all the fake scandals made up by our fake news media hacks at CNN and elsewhere, this ongoing attack on Facebook may well be the fakest of them all. There is literally nothing new in what Facebook is being accused of having done in its unethical sharing of user data with the Cambridge Analytica firm. Nothing. Not one damn thing.
Facebook has been unethically sharing its user data with all manner of firms and political campaigns pretty much since its inception. Numerous former Obama campaign officials have now publicly stated that they had exactly the same access to your Facebook data during the 2008 and 2012 campaigns. The fake media knew about this, even reported on it, and there was no scandal about it.
The only difference today is that Cambridge Analytica temporarily did work for the Trump Campaign, an unforgivable act of evil in the collective hive mind of the fake journalist fake profession. Thus, Facebook, whose own evil minions worked as hard as they could possibly work to tilt the 2016 election in favor of Hillary Rotten Clinton, has suddenly become the fake media’s favorite whipping boy.
The truth about this fake scandal is that, had Cambridge Analytica done work for the Clinton Campaign, none of you would have ever heard of them. There is no scandal here, there is only fake news at its very worst. Far be it from me to want to defend the sleazebags who run the Facebook scam, but this episode really has taken the practice of fake news to a whole new level of fakery.
Just another day in fake news America.