Jun 16, 2016 3:52 PM GMT
http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2016/06/clinton-trump-pollsHillary Clinton Could Be Headed for a Landslide
While Donald Trump spent much of the past year confounding critics with his head-spinning ability to transform each new gaffe into higher poll numbers, the billionaire’s primary campaign magic seems to be wearing off as the general election gets underway. Over the last two weeks, the presumptive G.O.P. nominee has found countless new ways to offend his foes and alienate his allies, from his racist attacks on a federal judge, to publicly celebrating his own foresight in the hours after a horrific mass shooting, to suggesting that the president of the United States is a secret terrorist agent. And the polls, finally, are beginning to register the nation’s disgust.
After several weeks of polls that showed Hillary Clinton only a few points ahead of Trump, and two that put her lead within the margin of error, Bloomberg on Tuesday released a poll giving the former secretary of state a whopping 12-point lead on Trump in a head-to-head matchup. CBS released a poll as well, showing her maintaining a six-point lead over Trump. A popular vote with results in that range would lead to an electoral landslide, too: according to a Frontloading HQ analysis, released Monday, Clinton destroys Trump in the electoral college, 358 to 180. Last week, an ABC poll showed her winning the national map with 262 to 191, assuming Trump takes all the Republican-leaning states.
Clinton’s favorability ratings, too, are better relative to Trump’s rapidly tanking numbers. Another ABC poll shows Trump at a 70 percent unfavorability rating, only one point away from his highest unfavorable score ever...