After the complete flop of the Russia collusion narrative, Democrats and the media have moved on to a new manufactured narrative about President Trump. “Trump is racist,” is the new line, and it seems to be on the lips of every Democratic presidential candidate, and left leaning pundit. But it turns out that minorities might not be so convinced of the president’s alleged racism. At The American Spectator, David Catron details President Trump’s rising popularity among minority voters, and what that could mean in 2020. He writes (abridged):
A mounting number of voter polls show that, despite shrill denunciations of the president by the Democrats for his alleged racism, Trump is enjoying a dramatic increase in his approval ratings among minorities. This isn’t, as some liberal news outlets and pundits have suggested, wishful thinking based on outlier polls.
The trend began showing up in surveys early this year and appears to be gaining momentum. Some polls now show his approval numbers at 25 percent among African American voters and 50 percent among Hispanic voters. If those figures hold for the next 15 months, they will render Trump unbeatable in November of 2020.
If this claim seems over the top, it should be remembered that Trump beat Hillary Clinton in 2016 despite garnering only about 8 percent of the black vote and 29 percent of the Hispanic vote. Put another way, Clinton lost the election despite despite winning nearly 90 percent of the African American vote and two-thirds of the Hispanic vote.
[I]f Zogby’s numbers about African American voters are accurate, particularly combined with gains the president has seen among Independents, older Generation X voters, and maturing Millennial voters. Is it really possible that Trump, who has so often been accused of racism by the Democrats and the media, is gaining traction with black voters? Zogby Analytics is by no means the only polling firm to find a shift toward Trump among the Democratic Party’s most loyal supporters. Rasmussen Reports, for example, found in an August survey that Trump’s approval among African Americans exceeded 30 percent:
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