News­Busters Pod­cast: Media Pan­ic Erupts at Polls Show­ing Biden Los­ing

NewsBusters Podcast: Media Panic Erupts at Polls Showing Biden Losing

All the pan­ic and the tumult and the flop sweat is becom­ing pub­lic. More and more polls make it plau­si­ble that Don­ald Trump could actu­al­ly beat Joe Biden in 2024 and serve a sec­ond term. NBC’s new poll of more than 1,000 vot­ers is just the lat­est. It showed Trump nar­row­ly ahead, 46 to 44 per­cent.
Meet the Press host Kris­ten Welk­er said “this is sig­nif­i­cant because this is the first time in the his­to­ry of our poll that for­mer Pres­i­dent Trump beats Pres­i­dent Biden, still with­in the mar­gin of error but still sig­nif­i­cant.” NBC polit­i­cal ana­lyst Steve Kor­nac­ki agreed: “Yeah, in 2019, 2020 when Trump was pres­i­dent he trailed all of them. This year he’s trailed all of them in our poll. First time in more than a dozen polls we’ve seen a result like this.”
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