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Donald Trump’s Endorsement is Worthless or Even Harmful, in Spite of Emami’s Love for Him

Posted by Chris Nguyen on February 17, 2012

Since Emami said that I “come across as an elitist” last Friday, I guess I’ll just have to point out the ludicrousness of his post praising billionaire Donald Trump’s endorsement of former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney.  Although he only implied it in that post, I will point out that in my conversations with him, Emami has confessed to being a Trump follower.

A Fox News poll found that 27% of voters would be less likely to vote for a Trump-endorsed candidate, and only 10% would be more likely to vote for a Trump-endorsed candidate (I can already see Emami chanting, “We are the 10%!”).  The remaning 63% are indifferent.

A Washington Post-Pew poll found that 26% of voters would be less likely to vote for a Trump-endorsed candidate, and only 8% would be more likely to vote for a Trump-endorsed candidate (Maybe Emami will chant, “We are the 8%!”).  The remaining 66% are indifferent.  Among Republicans, 20% would be less likely to vote for a Trump-endorsed candidate, and only 13% of Republicans would be more likely to vote for a Trump-endorsed candidate.  The remaining 67% are indifferent.

The less scientific Facebook/Politico poll found that the Trump endorsement had a negative effect on 41% of people and a positive effect on only 10% of people (I guess Emami can go back to chanting, “We are the 10%!”).  49% were indifferent.

Comparing the final results versus the polls in Minnesota, Colorado, and Missouri all showed a shift away from Romney and toward Santorum in the five days after Trump had endorsed Romney and before Republican voters cast their ballots in those states.

It is clear that Donald Trump’s endorsement was at best, worthless, or at worst, harmful, to Mitt Romney.

5 Responses to “Donald Trump’s Endorsement is Worthless or Even Harmful, in Spite of Emami’s Love for Him”

  1. Brenda McCune said

    Well, they didn’t include me in the survey either, and I like the Donald. I’d have voted for him, and I like the endorsement.

  2. Chris,

    Dude, you’re killing me. Have you been drinking the haterade again.

  3. Louise said

    I saw this website and got so excited that I drop kicked my dog!

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