Poll: Americans Want a Liar, Xenophobe, Racist, Misogynist, Birther, and Bully for President

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Why is real estate mogul Donald Trump doing so well in his bid to become the Republican presidential nominee? The results of a poll released yesterday by The Washington Post and the University of Virginia might have one explanation: a majority of Americans say they want the president of the United States to be a liar, xenophobe, racist, misogynist, birther, and bully.

“If America had a liar, xenophobe, racist, misogynist, birther, and bully for president, we would be great again,” one respondent said in the poll. “We don’t have anyone like that right now, and America is going to hell in a hand basket.”

pollAnother respondent said the country started going in the wrong direction in the 1960s and it’s going to take someone who can “bring back the values we need—dishonesty, xenophobia, racism, and misogyny—if we’re ever going to be the beacon to the rest of the world that we used to be.”

Peter Carpenter, head of polling for The Washington Post, says Donald Trump appears to have successfully channelled the desire of Americans to have as their leader a man who is a liar, xenophobe, racist, misogynist, birther, and poll2bully. “What the poll is telling us is that being a liar is not a negative among Americans today,” Carpenter says. “Nor is it a negative to be a xenophobe, racist, misogynist, birther, or bully. As it happens, Trump is all of these things, so he is doing very well in the race for the Republican nomination so far.”

Thttps://www.amazon.com/How-Stop-Lying-Pathological-Psychopathy/dp/1507845006/ref=as_li_ss_il?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1480158491&sr=1-5&keywords=lying&linkCode=li2&tag=daily031-20&linkId=9cc20b3553091cc8fd5b7ff379b55b30rump, after coming in second in the Iowa caucus to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, has won all of the Republican contests so far, in New Hampshire, South Carolina, and Nevada. And polls show him leading in virtually all of the 13 states holding prmaries on Super Tuesday, which is March 1.

“Given that Americans are saying they want a liar, xenophobe, racist, misogynist, birther, and bully for president, we predict Trump will win most if not all of the Super Tuesday contests and go on to become the Republican nominee,” Carpenter says. “If that is the case, the general election will be a test to see if most Americans want a liar, xenophobe, racist, misogynist, birther, and bully as their president or just most Republicans.”

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