Trump is now telling the American people to turn off their televisions when journalists report on his terrible poll numbers.
Rasmussen and others have my approval ratings at around 50%, which is higher than Obama, and yet the political pundits love saying my approval ratings are “somewhat low.” They know they are lying when they say it. Turn off the show – FAKE NEWS!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 11, 2018
Rasmussen is a conservative online only polling firm, and their numbers are not credible. Trump’s real polling average approval rating according to 538 is 40%. His disapproval is over 53%.
Trump can’t handle reality, and since he can’t stop journalists from reporting on his poll numbers, he is trying to stop his fans from hearing about them. It is only a matter of time until Trump starts releasing his own polls via his Twitter account that show him as the most popular president in history. Hopefully, no one teaches him how to post a Twitter poll, or things could get really ugly very quickly.
Donald Trump realizes that he can’t control the media, so he has moved on to trying to control what his supporters see and hear. If it all sounds very cultlike, that is because it is. Trump spends his time on Twitter reinforcing his cult of personality. He tells the cult what is real and what isn’t. He tells them to only believe in him, and he makes himself the center of their universe.
It is more than Trump not being able to handle the truth. Trump is trying to build an army of mindless followers who only look to him for their reality.
Trump isn’t running a political party. He is building a cult.
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