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More voters think Trump will win debates than Biden: poll

JORMBO

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More voters expect President Trump to win the 2020 presidential debates than former Vice President Joe Biden (D), according to a new poll released Sunday.

In the USA Today/Suffolk University poll of registered voters, 47 percent predicted Trump would come out on top in the presidential debates, compared to 41 percent who said the same about Biden.
Among independents, there is a ten-point gap with 47 percent saying Trump would win compared to 37 percent who said they expected Biden to win.

The first of the presidential debates is set for Sep. 29, in Cleveland with "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace serving as moderator.
 

DarthFeanor

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Does it matter?
People thought Hillary was far better on the debates in 2016.
Biden was terrible on the first few debates at the primaries.
 

LordCBH

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Biden can’t even string together a coherent sentence when he has a prompter in front of him, so of course Biden can’t win a debate.
 

BouncyFrag

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Trump asking Biden why he unmasked General Flynn would be enough to trigger Biden into a meltdown and I don’t think the democrats can allow that to happen. Much like when you catch a single antifa brainlet, he/she/they/xyz will wilt when cornered, alone, and being called out for their outright hypocrisy.
 

cryptoadam

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Democrats worst fear is going to come true at the debates. Trump has to take his shot at debate 1 with Chris Wallace because after that they will do their best to stop Trump by cutting the feed or making some rule that Biden can only read prepared statements as answers.

Trump just needs to ask about Logan act, when did Biden and Obama spy on Trumps campaign, Hunters job in Ukraine, and Hunter getting 1.5 billion from CCP. Bidens brain will short circuit and he will most likely walk himself into a trap.

Its basically going to be Trumps chance to interrogate Biden on Obamagate and Ukrainegate and we all know Biden doesn't have the mental faculties to quickly cover for himself. Odds are he will either lash out or admit to something since he has no idea whats going on.
 

oagboghi2

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I think this is bad news for Trump.

Expectations matter. If you constantly say Biden will have a terrible performance and he doesn't, even if it's just average at best, it will make Biden look better than expected. We saw that earlier this year. Bernie supporters were sure Bernie would run over Biden in their debate, and it didn't happen. Granted, Bernie didn't go for the juggular like I am sure Trump will, but nonetheless their last debate killed Bernie.

In a way, it's the inverse of Hillary. Hillary fans were adamant that she would crush him in the debates, but that didn't happen, and as a result Trump looked better than he actually was, and Hillary looked frustrated.

Never depend on your opponent having a bad day.
 

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BigBooper

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It's more about how you handle the pressure, and how bad you can make your opponent look. Facts don't matter much, unless you get backed into a lying corner. It's almost purely rhetoric.
 

Compsiox

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I was hoping there would be a poll in this thread.

Biden needs a fucking teleprompter to answer precanned questions. These debates are going to be the saddest thing this country has ever seen.