Can we now stop the media freakout that poll that was published a few weeks ago showing that Republicans think Trump is a better president than Lincoln? Allegedly those numbers were the smoking gun that proved the Trumpist virus had finally fully infected the brains of right-wingers, turning them into a horde of zombies in MAGA hats chanting “lock her up.”
Now, thanks to Monmouth, not only is there evidence that Democrats also prefer recent presidents from their party to America’s immortals, it turns out they do so at a higher rate than Republicans do. The GOP split 53/47 on Trump vs. Lincoln, a nailbiter. For Democrats, Obama vs. George Washington is no contest.
Monmouth asked about Trump vs. Washington too. Republicans, allegedly the more cultish of the two parties, were much clearer-eyed when their guy was involved than Democrats were: