Record and still increasing personal dissatisfaction, party poll numbers evaporating, and a sleazy track record of backfired attempts to frame political opponents. Most recently was a fabricated sexual assault case (blatantly exposed as such in the federal court). The voters know him too well now, compared to the previous election. He represents nothing they want, or can believe in, as a leader. An unpopular populist. He’s done.
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