Nonsequitur: Trump Topping Polls … in 2012

August 21, 2015

That’s not a typo. Candidate Donald Trump led the polls in the spring of 2012 with 26%. (That’s a larger % than he has now.) Polling is important, but can be easily skewed. Reporting polling is important, but can be easily skewed. Is the media inflating Trump’s favorables to forward a candidate they think Clinton (or Sanders) can beat? Or is Trump’s lead this time a real one? We’ll see. (For those of you who love to trust polling, read this.)

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