Over at the Trump News Network, formerly CNN, the punditry is waxing poetic because The Donald’s numbers for this week are something like 24%, with Jeb at 13%. It’s over. He’s won, start the coronation. There’s just one pesky little reality check. This time in 2011, Rick Perry was pulling 29% and Mitt Romney had 17%. Ron Paul was where Ben Carson is at 9%.
The moral of the story – history’s a bitch, then Trump acts like one. The other moral to this story is, if history is any indication, my money’s on Jeb. Yes, I support Lindsey, but I do know the lessons of history.
“…Rudy Giuliani 29%, Fred Thompson 14%, Mitt Romney 11%, John McCain 7%, Newt Gingrich 5%, Mike Huckabee 3%, Ron Paul 3%, Sam Brownback 1%, Tom Tancredo 1%, Chuck Hagel 0%, Duncan Hunter 0%, Other (vol.) 1%, Unsure 23%, Wouldn’t vote (vol.) 3%…”
Those are the recent trends. In 1999 George W. Bush was ahead. The real news here is that Trump is not winning. I expect it to be over by January.