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Republicans Trust Trump More Than They Trust Their Friends and Family

A new CBS News/YouGov poll of likely Republican primary voters nationally has some interesting results. The top-line question, of course, is "Who will you vote for?" The answer is Donald Trump, who has 30% more support than all the other candidates combined! He is at 62%, followed by Ron DeSantis (16%), Vivek Ramaswamy (7%), Mike Pence (5%), and Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) (3%). The poll was taken after Trump's fourth indictment, so that event clearly did not derail him at all. So much for the idea that after being charged with another very serious crime, Trump would start to lose support. It is not happening, at least not so far.

The poll also has some other interesting findings. The one that stands out the most for us is shown by this bar chart:

Who tells you the truth?

We are astounded that Republican voters as a whole—not just Trump supporters—trust Trump more than they trust their friends, family or religious leaders. And this is despite the fact that he told well over 30,000 documented lies as president.

Other interesting findings are:

It is a like a poll asking people about the founder of their religion, rather than of a lying politician who only joined his current party less than 10 years ago. But this is where American politics is right now. (V)

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