Thursday, October 27, 2016

Donald Trump Stands A Real Chance Of Being The Biggest Loser In Modern Elections

Donald Trump’s greatest fear is probably public humiliation ― and there’s a decent chance he’s headed for a historic one.

The most unpopular presidential candidate in modern history is George McGovern, whose 1972 race against Richard Nixon ended with him raking in a puny 37.4 percent of the vote. There’s at least one surface similarity to today’s politics: Though it didn’t happen in anywhere near as public a fashion as the GOP flight from Trump, the Democratic establishment abandoned McGovern, the darling of lefty activists.

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