Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee is fed up with conservative-leaning news outlets displaying polls with President Trump several points behind the various Democrat presidential candidates.
“I see these polls every day, particularly on Drudge,” Huckabee told Todd Starnes during a recent broadcast of the
As a former Republican presidential candidate, Huckabee believes pollsters largely ignore Independent voters. “They are all just sampling Democrats.”
“I said Trump is going to win” in 2016, and conservative news anchors told me “there’s no way,” Huckabee continued. And “with all due respect to Fox,” I don’t think their polls are very accurate either, he said.
The former Baptist minister believes Trump voters are reluctant to reveal their political identity because “they don’t want to be called a racist or xenophobe.”
“They don’t want to have someone screaming and yelling at them and throwing them out of a restaurant,” he told Starnes. “A lot of people just will go quietly and vote for President Trump” without announcing it.