Who’s Really Causing Hillary Clinton’s Poll Numbers to Tank

In case you thought Hillary Clinton was chugging along towards an easy nomination (and I’m not sure where you’d get that aside from some sort of psychotic episode), her books sales have tanked, her book tour has been full of gaffes, and she’s yet to make a clear case as to why she’s a decent candidate, other than that she was once married to the leader of the free world and, reportedly, threw a lamp at his head in a heated White House argument.


As a result of Hard Choices missing most top 10 lists, with its most notable exposure being an Ashley Madison billboard making fun of Hillary Clinton’s cuckolded wife status, it seems Hillary has, for the first time ever, dropped below 50% in Zogby’s weekly 2016 poll.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s fumbles and bumbles in the rollout of her latest memoir, Hard Choices, has knocked the wind out if her easy sail to the White House and put her support in key 2016 presidential election matchups below 50 percent for the first time.


At a time when she should be padding her lead over the top Republican contenders, her underwhelming effort has cut her numbers, said pollster John Zogby.


In his latest Zogby Analytics survey taken June 27-29, for example, her commanding leads over former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have shrunk greatly, and she doesn’t even receive 50 percent of the vote. Worse, her support among married and wealthy voters has plummeted.

In other words, Hillary Clinton is about as popular in America as a cockroach at a cocktail party. Except the cockroach is probably more welcome because it gives people a ready excuse to abandon ship. Hillary Clinton is stringing the Democratic party along for as long as she humanly can, with the idea that should she decide not to run, she can become kingmaker, with an unlimited cabinet of big money donors and hefty endorsements.

The worst part of the poll numbers may be that Hillary Clinton isn’t yet actually running against anyone. Her biggest threat has, so far, been Hillary Clinton. If she can tank her own poll numbers so effectively, should a Republican even be worried?

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