Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Friday, May 11, 2018

Firehouse Strategies, a Republican firm, partnered with the data analytics team at Optimus to interview 2,486 likely midterm voters in four swing states (Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin), and found that "the Mueller investigation is gaining credibility among independent voters." The survey finds independents in the states trust Mueller over Trump by 19 points. More: "Among those surveyed this month, 46.9% believe Trump lies intentionally to mislead people on a regular basis, 28.7% believe he exaggerates the truth with good intent, and 24.4% believe he does not lie."

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The sad truth is, the longer this drags on the LESS credibility he will have. Same thing happened with Ken Starr.

#1 | Posted by moder8 at 2018-05-11 01:17 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 3

How many indictments did Ken get?

#2 | Posted by bored at 2018-05-11 02:30 PM | Reply

"24.4% believe he does not lie"

No lies at all?

Something is seriously wrong with almost 25% of us.

#3 | Posted by donnerboy at 2018-05-11 02:33 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

Something is seriously wrong with almost 25% of us.

POSTED BY DONNERBOY AT 2018-05-11 02:33 PM | REPLY

Let's not forget the 27% that still supported Dubya at the end of his tenure.

#4 | Posted by LauraMohr at 2018-05-11 02:39 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2


@#1 ... the longer this drags on ...

I wouldn't call it "dragging on." It is more along the lines of Mr Mueller stumbling upon an increasing scope of bad behavior.

Who would have thought a few months ago that Mr Cohen would be investigated by the NY DA because of evidence Mr Mueller's investigation found?

The aspect that I find most interesting is that we still have little to no idea of the nature and quantity of evidence Mr Mueller has found and accumulated. However, considering the indictments Mr Mueller has brought forward so far, I'd definitely say that he in on the correct track.

#5 | Posted by LampLighter at 2018-05-11 02:44 PM | Reply


Wouldn't be quite ironic if it is Mr Mueller who turns out to be the one who actually drains the swamp?

#6 | Posted by LampLighter at 2018-05-11 02:57 PM | Reply

Imagine that. There goes that Alt-right talking point down the drain.

#7 | Posted by aborted_monson at 2018-05-11 03:00 PM | Reply

"24.4% believe he does not lie"

In other news, 24.4% claim to be independent while voting Republican exclusively and have Cheetos dust on their noses.

#8 | Posted by Sycophant at 2018-05-11 03:22 PM | Reply

You can fool some of the people all of the time, and those are the ones you want to focus on. --George W Bush

#9 | Posted by snoofy at 2018-05-11 05:01 PM | Reply | Funny: 1


For comparison purposes...

The Clinton email investigation lasted about two years, with no indictments.

The Benghazi investigation lasted about four years, with no indictments.

So far, Mr Mueller's investigation has lasted a bit over a year, with more than 20 indictments.

#10 | Posted by LampLighter at 2018-05-11 05:36 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 4

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Trump is gaining credibility with Russian mobsters and North Korean dictators.

So there.

#11 | Posted by donnerboy at 2018-05-11 05:42 PM | Reply

I love this investigation as the fallout as it goes along shows that Nixon was an amateur compared to obama. Nixon used a few outsiders to attempt to gather opposition info, where as obama apparently has used his appointed cronies within the DOJ, FBI and CIA. www.youtube.com

#12 | Posted by MSgt at 2018-05-11 11:21 PM | Reply

24.4% mirrors the mental illness numbers so that explains the current GOP/Trumphumpers mental situation.

#13 | Posted by aborted_monson at 2018-05-12 05:24 AM | Reply

So what this is really saying is that 53.1% (most people) don't believe he is that bad (either lying with good intent or not lying at all). It is actually the minority that think he is Satan incarnate.

#14 | Posted by moomanfl at 2018-05-12 10:55 AM | Reply

Something is seriously wrong with almost 25% of us.

#3 | POSTED BY DONNERBOY

Donnerboy, this is the Republican base. Republican base, this is Donnorboy.

#15 | Posted by jpw at 2018-05-12 05:05 PM | Reply

#12 | Posted by MSgt

Man, could you share whatever you are smoking? It's some good stuff.

#16 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2018-05-12 05:10 PM | Reply

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