The Internet has spoken: Trump won debate #2

The Internet has spoken: Trump won debate #2
According to online polls and Frank Luntz’s focus group, Donald J. Trump won the second presidential debate.

According to online polls and Frank Luntz’s focus group, Donald J. Trump won the second presidential debate.

  • Clinton refused to shake Trump’s hand before the debate.
  • Trump called her a "devil" who repeatedly lies, someone with tremendous hate in her heart.
  • Clinton called him an abuser of women.
  • Trump invited Bill Clinton rape victims Paula Jones, Juanita Broaddrick, and Kathleen Willey.
  • Trump also invited Kathy Shelton, a women who was raped when she was 12, and her attacker was represented by Hillary Clinton.
  • The Presidentdial debate commission barred Trump from placing the three women in his family box.
  • Moderators Anderson Cooper of CNN and Martha Raddatz of ABC interrupted Trump’s segments 4 times as many times as they did Clinton.
  • Both landed punches as they clashed over taxes, healthcare, U.S. policy in the Syria civil war.
  • The Moderators focused first 15 minutes on a newly uncovered 2005 video of him making vulgar remarks about women.
  • Trump described the comments as "locker-room talk" and said he had never kissed or groped women without their permission.
  • CNN/ORC snap poll of debate watchers found that 57 percent thought Clinton won the encounter, versus 34 percent for Trump.
  • Drudge Report poll: 60.54 percent (421,915) for Trump, 39.46 percent (274,984) for Clinton.
  • Asian shares crept higher and the Mexican peso climbed on Monday as markets saw less chance of a Trump victory.
  • Trump said he would appoint a special prosecutor to look into Clinton's operation of a private email server.
  • Clinton: "You know it’s just awfully good that someone with the temperament of Donald Trump is not in charge of the law in this country.”
  • Trump shot back: “Because you’d be in jail.

(ST. LOUIS, MO) Donald Trump won the second presidential debate — or at least that’s what you’d think if you were reading the Internet Sunday night. 

In a poll run on the Drudge Report, 60.54 percent of voters agreed that Trump won while a 39.46 percent thought Clinton did. The pollster Frank Luntz tweeted that 16 members of his focus group determined Trump the winner, while six of them thought Clinton was.

“Hillary does well when she appeals for bipartisanship, but plummets when she blatantly ignores the mods,” Luntz noted on Twitter.

Peter Beinart, a contributing editor for The Atlantic, agreed that Trump won as well. Viewers watching at home declared Trump the “clear winner.”

This article was contributed by Daily Caller

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