While mainstream sources from CNN to USA Today hail a ‘surge in the polls’ for GOP outlier Donald Trump, reality paints a much different picture. The most recent national presidential polls have Trump in second place to Establishment candidate Jeb Bush, with the USA Today poll even putting Trump in first. From various anchor desks projected into American homes, commentators tout these numbers as evidence that Trump’s inflammatory remarks regarding Mexican immigrants are resonating with American voters. Let’s break that down.
Bush has made several public comments in support of NSA surveillance, going so far as to name NSA expansions as Obama’s best presidential achievement.
“I would say the best part of the Obama administration would be his continuance of the protections of the homeland using the big metadata programs, the NSA being enhanced.”