Election 2016

Half of All Voters Would Be "Embarrassed" if Trump Wins, 35% If Clinton Prevails

The two leading presidential candidates appall the very voters who will elect them.


David Deeble

Hillary Clinton is almost certainly going to be the Democratic nominee for president. Donald Trump is leading the race for the Republican Party's presidential nomination.

Among the other things they have in common: Americans voters will be deeply embarrassed if either one wins the 2016 election.

When it comes to favorability ratings, both Trump and Clinton are under water. Just 33 percent of voters have a favorable sense of Trump, against 59 percent who are unfavorable. For Clinton, the split is 43 percent favorable versus 51 percent unfavorable. Then there's this: 59 percent of all voters agree that Clinton, a former first lady, senator, and secretary of state, "is not honest and trustworthy. For Trump, the figure is 58 percent. I'm confident that he can bring that number up, aren't you, even as Clinton does her best to jack her own dishonesty/untrustworthy measure closer to 100 percent.

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50 percent of American voters say they would be embarrassed to have Trump as president, according to a Quinnipiac University National poll released today….If Clinton is elected, 33 percent of all voters would be proud and 35 percent would be embarrassed.