The Donald Trump Effect
by SavvyRoo on Aug 2, 2015 | Views: 205 | Score: 0
With his ostentatious demeanor, bombastic attitude, and no-holds-barred approach to politics, Donald Trump has undoubtedly shaken up the Republican presidential field. For better or worse, his entrance into the race, as well as many of his controversial comments, have caused a media firestorm. Covered intently by a barrage of news outlets, Trump has stirred up significant support within the Republican precincts. While one may question his methods, The Donald has nevertheless had a significant impact on the race for the presidency.
Ahead In The Polls
Whether it be the Republicans' distaste for establishment candidates or Trumps personal bravado, he is performing well in the polls. Boasting the highest levels of Republican support within the crowded presidential field, Trump's no-nonsense approach to politics has gained him substantial backing.
The Money To Back Him Up
|Donald Trump||All other Republican candidates combined|
|Net Worth (In USD)||4000000000||123363509|
One of the major selling points of Trump's campaign is that he isn't beholden to special interest groups or other organizations. Simply stated, he doesn't need the money. Personally financing his own bid for the presidency, Trump maintains more than thirty times the net worth of all the other presidential candidates combined.
Could Trump Ever Win?
|Hillary Clinton||Joe Biden||Bernie Sanders||Donald Trump|
|Clinton vs. Trump||48||36|
|Biden vs. Trump||49||37|
|Sanders vs. Trump||45||37|
Despite currently being ahead in the Republican polls, Trump has little hope to win in the general election. He significantly trails all three potential democratic nominees and also retains the highest unfavorable rating among all competitors, Democrat or Republican.