Minnesota Poll: Hillary Clinton Has Three Times The Net Unfavorability of ‘Deez Nuts’


Hillary Clinton’s favorability has hit all-time lows this month, but she received perhaps the most troubling news on Tuesday: The people of Minnesota, a traditionally blue state, view Deez Nuts in higher regard than her.

Deez Nuts is an official presidential candidate as of a week ago. His entry into the race may prove problematic for the 67-year-old candidate, according to a poll conducted by Public Policy Polling (PPP).

Minnesotans have yet to form a strong opinion of the political newcomer, whose overall favorability is -5 percent. Three percent of Gopher State voters view him favorably, with 8 percent rating him unfavorably.

Clinton, however, only has the approval of 35 percent of Minnesotans, compared to 49 percent who say they do not support the Democrat according to a poll released in June, putting her 14 points underwater. Nationally, an NBC/Wall Street Journal poll found 48 percent of Americans view her negatively, 11 percent more than those who have a positive view.

The PPP poll found Deez Nuts pulls more from potential Clinton voters than Trump, 25 percent to 15 percent, with 60 percent still undecided.

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Daniel Bassali is a Media Analyst for the Washington Free Beacon. He graduated from The George Washington University in 2014. Prior to joining the Free Beacon, he worked as a Press Assistant and Travel Aide on the Dr. Monica Wehby for U.S. Senate campaign in Oregon. Daniel is from Burke, Virginia, and lives in Washington D.C. His Twitter handle is @bassalid. You can reach him at bassali@freebeacon.com.

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