Sunday, December 6, 2015

Let's ask the experts: It's nothing more than the summer of Trump; beyond that, he's toast!

'In so many words', of course.

The Trump Bump will Fade.  (U.S. News, 7/17/2015)
Prediction: By summer's end, Republican presidential candidate and real estate mogul Donald Trump will be back where he belongs – at the bottom of the polls. Bless his heart.  (Jean Card is described here as a writer and communications consultant with expertise in public policy and small business issues.  But she obviously has no expertise in making poll predictions.)
The beginning of the end for Donald Trump?  (CNBC, 7/17/2015)
While it's true Donald Trump's political demise has been written before and he has continued to defy political pundits with his strength atop the polls, we will look back at last night's debate and see it as the beginning of the end of Donald Trump's grip atop the GOP field. Three reasons make this so.  (The author of this piece is a former political director for Dubya.

Gov. Bobby Jindal Predicts Donald Trump Support Will Fade After 'Summer of Silliness'.  (ABC News, 8/30/2015)
"I believe I am the candidate best able to do this job on the first day."  (Jindal suspended his campaign less than 3 months later.)

 Pollster Zogby:  'Summer Flirtation' with Trump is Over.  (Newsmax, 9/17/2015)
Donald Trump's dominance in the national polls will likely decline in the wake of the second Republican presidential candidates' debate Wednesday night, pollster John Zogby tells Newsmax TV.  (In the FiveThirtyEight's pollster rankings of 9/24/2014, Zogby received a 'C' grade.)

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