MM3307 wrote:rojo wrote:
I did think that earlier today but the difference is Trump has an unfavorable rating of greater than 50% in this country. He's very popular with just 36% of the GOP electorate. Putin has an 80% approval rating for the entire country.
I would suggest reading Gary Kasparov's book on Putin:http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1610396200?keywords=kasparov&qid=1455732224&ref_=sr_1_1&sr=8-1
Short version: Putin has an 80% approval rating because he thinks anything higher would look overly suspicious.
Exactly. 80% approval based on a made up poll.