Commentary by David Limbaugh
As a Trump supporter, I don’t casually dismiss the polls that consistently show he’s behind. But I am cautiously optimistic he’s going to win, for many reasons.
Trump won in 2016 against overwhelming odds, the formidable Hillary Clinton machine and almost-unanimous predictions of his defeat.
Though Trump was a well-known public figure, people didn’t know whether he would fulfill his campaign promises and govern as a conservative. Many were skeptical, especially on social issues, based on some of his past positions.
Sure, his outsider status was a major part of his appeal, and, yes, Clinton’s unlikability helped, but I’m unimpressed with the theory that Joe Biden will defeat Trump because Trump has baggage and Biden doesn’t have Clinton’s negatives. Biden has plenty of negatives thus far strenuously shielded by the media, and they’re becoming more apparent daily. His main negative, of course, is that he is not even a candidate but a hapless placeholder,