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Joe: Donald Trump has become voters' default choice

Donald Trump has become voters’ default choice
Donald Trump
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to the National Guard Association of the United States, Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, in Baltimore. (AP Photo...

Joe Scarborough writes in The Washington Post

If I were a Clinton supporter or just an average citizen who doesn’t care to live out the plot line of a Cormac McCarthy novel, I would be very afraid. Given his behavior over the last week (and month and year), Trump should be down 20 points by now and the media should be speculating about HRC’s cabinet choices. But that is not our fate. Instead, Americans seem to be buckling up for one more month of chaos, crude comments, leaked Democratic documents, the appeasement of Russian barbarism, ill-prepared debate performances, and the worst presidential choice in U.S. history.This week will show Trump falling further behind in the polls. But if the past is prologue, expect him to climb his way back into the race and keep elites and influencers on the edge of their seats until election night. Donald Trump appears to be the default position for millions of voters. And if he stops working every day to drive them away over the next four weeks, Trump could still be elected 45th president of the United States.

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