Megyn Kelly Tweets Poll Showing Women Turning On Trump
Donald Trump has been almost-constantly attacking Megyn Kelly on Twitter, but the Fox News journalist has never responded. Until maybe today?
— Megyn Kelly (@megynkelly) March 17, 2016
Kelly tweeted out a link to a poll showing that Donald Trump’s support among women voters is falling. “Half of U.S. women have ‘very unfavorable’ view of Trump,” she wrote, before linking to a Reuters poll.
The Hill reports:
Animosity toward the billionaire is also increasing among American women, pollsters discovered. Reuters on Thursday said that Trump’s “very unfavorable” rating among that demographic has increased 10 points since October.
“If the presidential election were tomorrow, women would be a big problem for Trump,” said Republican strategist David Carney. “But he has time to fix it.”
Reuters reported that women constitute more than half of the nation’s population, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, adding that they have boasted higher voter turnout numbers in every election since 1996.
Trump does not encounter nearly the same skepticism from America’s male voting bloc.
Pollsters found that 36 percent of U.S. men have a “very unfavorable” view of the real estate tycoon, a figure that has remained consistent since October.
Reuters/Ipsos conducted its latest sampling of 3,500 respondents via interviews from March 1-15.
Trump sparked shock last summer by declaring that Kelly had “blood coming out of her nose, out of her wherever” after the first GOP presidential debate, where Kelly had confronted him over his past remarks about women.
Trump has feuded with the Fox News host since then, and has taken to calling her “crazy Megyn” on Twitter.
The celebrity biillionaire has frequently struggled with accusations of misogyny, with one anti-Trump group releasing an ad last Monday using Trump’s own words against him.
“If you believe America deserves better, vote against Donald Trump,” the spot from Our Principles PAC said, after having women recite Trump’s past insults including “bimbo” and “fat pig.”