Poll shows that millennials would flock to Clinton against Trump

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  1. rdowns macrumors Penryn

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    Donald Trump will never, ever, be President of the United States.


    http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/...als-clinton-sanders-trump-president/81612520/
     
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    If Trump wins the nomination, I think he will tone down his rhetoric. If he can distance himself from the nut cases, millennials might lose motivation to rally against him. Or Trump will double down and lose by the biggest margin since Carter.
     
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    The best Trump can do is get them to not show up. His only hope in winning is if it is a very low turnout election and his 1/3rd of the Republican Party makes up a majority of the electorate.
     
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    does anyone other that loyalist want Hillary there?
     
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    The problem with this, however, is if he tones down his rhetoric, he loses his supporter base because he will no longer be able to deliver on the promises he is giving them. That base will get pissed, stop supporting him, and go away.

    So he's stuck: His only other option is to double down on the rhetoric, which is pushing the rest of the country away from him, or give up and drop out of the race.

    BL.
     
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    Who knows, but I think it will be an uphill battle for him to win the election. What I do know is that November 8th will be an exciting day.
     
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    I don't think many people want Hillary there until they start looking at the alternatives and see that it is Trump or Cruz, and she is much better than either.
     
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    I don't think Trump or his supporters are know for their consistency. I'm sure he can talk his way out if it, who knows what will happen. If I have learned one think about American primaries this year, it's that the GOP is their own worst enemy. I think Trump will lose, it's just a matter of it being close or a complete cluster****.
     
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    As long as it's settled that day, I'll be happy. Any more exciting than that and I'll die.
     
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    If Trump/Sanders get the nomination, it will be over within 20 minutes of the first polls closing. If it's Trump/Hilary, it may take a few hours.
     
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    Not me. But then I'm a great-aunt, not a grandpa...
     
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    Too bad for you:

    Millennials don’t believe in voting
    The problem is getting worse. Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, director of CIRCLE, a Tufts-based center that studies civic engagement among young Americans, said the percentage of 18-to-29-year-olds who voted in the 2014 midterm elections was 19.9, the lowest ever recorded, and significantly below the 24 percent who voted in 2010.​

    This is classic:

    But state and local government did just as poorly — 30 percent and 33 percent, respectively. Kawashima-Ginsberg says young voters aren’t disengaged; they’re mulling over issues, staging protests, thinking deeply. It’s just that three-quarters of them “don’t think that politics as usual, which is voting, is an effective means of changing society.”
    And that is what passes for critical reasoning amongst today's millennials.
     
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    But they are turning out in the 2016 primaries.
     
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    Nobody questions that they're turning out. But are they showing up in numbers that will make a difference in November? So far all Dem primaries have had turnout well below those in 2008, meanwhile Republicans are enjoying record turnout.
     
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    Millenials might show up for Bernie, Hillary is not doing all that well with them.
     
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    The problem is a lot of that record turnout is driven by people wanting to stop Trump who won't come out in November if he is the nominee. Unfortunately that opposition is being split too many ways.
     
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    So you're pinning your hopes on Republicans not wanting to defeat Hillary if Cruz is the nominee? Yeah, good luck with that.
     
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    I'm third party and I would vote for Trump just to piss off Democrats.
     

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