The Trump Pattern: Controversial Comments Will Do Nothing to Hurt Poll Numbers

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On Monday, Donald Trump proposed blocking all Muslims from entering the U.S. for an indefinite period of time.

This proposal was almost universally criticized or condemned by every imaginable figure spanning the entire U.S. political spectrum from Bernie Sanders to Hillary Clinton to Paul Ryan to Dick Cheney. The White House said Trump’s statement “disqualifies” him from being President. Representatives from all over the world also weighed in to chastise the leading Republican Presidential candidate for what many view as dangerous and provocative rhetoric.

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