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Title: Trump captures Biden’s blue-collar, older voter base
Post by: Right_in_Virginia on May 13, 2019, 08:07:22 AM
Trump captures Biden’s blue-collar, older voter base
Washington Examiner, May 12, 2019, Paul Bedard

Former Vice President Joe Biden’s hope of riding the support of blue-collar workers and older voters to the White House has hit a wall called President Trump.

In a survey of key battleground states conducted after Biden entered the 2020 Democratic primary, Trump not only has a 46%-44% edge, but he has a 26-point lead among non-college educated workers earning $75,000 or less, considered the blue-collar base and a Biden target.

What’s more, the battleground state survey from WPA Intelligence showed that Trump does better with Biden’s other main support group, older voters, and has a 48%-44% lead over Biden in Florida, dubbed the Democrat’s “firewall.”

“Biden may be a blue-collar guy, but that doesn’t mean the policies of the left or the Democratic brand will suddenly recover with blue-collar voters,” said WPA Intelligence CEO Chris Wilson.

“President Trump has done a good job both rhetorically, and with policy, making it clear that he cares about working class Americans to the extent that these voters should be considered Trump base voters,” added Wilson.


More:  https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/washington-secrets/trump-captures-bidens-blue-collar-older-voter-base (https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/washington-secrets/trump-captures-bidens-blue-collar-older-voter-base)
Title: Re: Trump captures Biden’s blue-collar, older voter base
Post by: aligncare on May 13, 2019, 08:40:04 AM
This is me:  ***guitar man****

This is any potential democrat nominee:  ****rain man*** (they won’t know what hit them)