In near every poll being take for the presidential election this November the pollsters say that former Vice President Joe Biden, the Democrat nominee for president, has a double-digit lead.
They want you to believe it the way they wanted you to believe that Hillary Clinton was a shoo-in to win in 2016, but one important person does not believe it. Joe Biden’s campaign manager, The Daily Mail reported.
During a grassroots virtual summit Biden campaign manager Jen O’Malley Dillon said “Please take the fact that we are not ahead by double digits”
“Those are inflated national public polling numbers,” she said.
Biden campaign manager Jen O'Malley Dillon, in grassroots summit, emphasizes that their polling does NOT show a double-digit lead nationally.
"Please take the fact that we are not ahead by double digits"
“Those are inflated national public polling numbers” pic.twitter.com/v95za3XRGZ
— Shane Goldmacher (@ShaneGoldmacher) October 16, 2020
And it is not the first time in recent days that she has warned Democrats not to listen to the polling.
The former vice president’s campaign sent a memo to those who support them byt telling them not to be complacent because the polls show them with an advantage.
“We cannot become complacent because the very searing truth is that Donald Trump can still win this race, and every indication we have shows that this thing is going to come down to the wire,” she said in the memo.
“This race is far closer than some of the punditry we’re seeing on Twitter and on TV would suggest,” she said, The Week reported. “In the key battleground states where this election will be decided, we remain neck and neck with Donald Trump. If we learned anything from 2016, it’s that we cannot underestimate Donald Trump or his ability to claw his way back into contention in the final days of a campaign, through whatever smears or underhanded tactics he has at his disposal.”
“While we see robust leads at the national level, in the states we’re counting on to carry us to victory like Arizona and North Carolina we’re only up by three points.” The campaign manager said. “We also know that even the best polling can be wrong, and that variables like turnout mean that in a number of critical states we are functionally tied — and that we need to campaign like we’re trailing.”
She continued to push voters to not become complacent in a tweet thread on Twitter.
“Now: Early voting is already underway in many states. Millions of voters have already cast their ballots. But there is still a long way to go in this campaign, and we think this race is far closer than folks on this website think. Like a lot closer,” she said.
“The next few weeks are going to be hard. I tell our team every week that ‘we can do hard things.’ I want to tell you about where your money is going, what we’re seeing on the ground, and what ‘hard things’ need to be done to win this election in the next couple of weeks,” she said as she invited supporters to the grassroots summit.
The next few weeks are going to be hard. I tell our team every week that “we can do hard things.” I want to tell you about where your money is going, what we’re seeing on the ground, and what “hard things” need to be done to win this election in the next couple of weeks. (5/?)
— Jen O'Malley Dillon (@jomalleydillon) October 15, 2020
Polls lost a lot of credibility during the 2016 election when President Donald Trump scored a stunning victory against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and it appears that the Biden campaign remembers.