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Five ways the Democrat convention backfired on Joe Biden, benefitting Donald Trump

Has President Trump just eaten Joe Biden’s lunch?

Sure looks that way based on multiple indicators flashing pro-Trump signals in the wake of the Democratic National Convention. Sure, the leftist press is reporting that Biden’s favorability numbers have notched up in the wake of his curiously gaffe-less convention speech, but it’s thin gruel. Fact is, that’s the only thing they have.

But if you look mostly on the right column of the front page of RealClearPolitics, it’s pretty clear the trend is President Trump’s friend. Apparently the artifice and over-processed convention infomercial, with its many technical sleights of hand (see here and here), didn’t fool the voters. And if it did, not all that many of them watched. Television ratings were down 12% over the previous four-year period. America has more than 150 million registered voters, and only 22 million bothered to watch.

The news was all good for President Trump, who got a rise in his approval ratings in the polls. According to Clarice Feldman’s column today:

The President’s approval rating on Rasmussen was 47% as the convention began. Once underway it soared to 51% and has stayed there.

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