If you’re looking for even more proof that the national media knows absolutely nothing about anything, not only is Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump beating home town boys Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush in Florida, he’s beating them with Hispanic Voters. Bush has based much of his political identity on pandering to Hispanics, and Trump is trouncing him by +11 points. Rubio is Hispanic, and he’s losing to trump by -1%.
It’s also quite surprising that Trump has managed to become more popular than Bush or Rubio among Florida Latino voters in wake of his anti-immigration rhetoric. Trump, who advocates the building of a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border and deporting all 11 million undocumented residents, actually trounces Bush among Hispanic voters, 37 percent to 29 percent, according to a September Public Policy Polling survey.
In addition, Trump even topped Rubio by one percentage point among Latino voters, making him the GOP candidate with the highest Latino favorability numbers in the heavily Hispanic state.
What the media doesn’t understand is that Hispanics are people, actual human beings, not symbols. No one respects being pandered to. Republican voters respect strength and honesty. You might not agree with everything Trump says, but he doesn’t pull any punches and he projects strength and confidence.
Among all Florida GOP voters, according the Real Clear Politics poll of polls, Trump is up +11% with 26% support. In second place, Rubio and Bush sit at just 14%.
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