Bottom line? 81% more GOP voters turned out for Super Tuesday compared to the 2012 season. Talk about an enthusiasm gap. Look at this and remember it when some Establishment whiner complains that a Trump ticket will lose to Hillary “I always try to tell the truth. Always!” Clinton.

It’s already a rout. But check out NPR’s first line in their story “If voter turnout is any indicator of enthusiasm…” LOL! It IS the ENTIRE point and indicator of enthusiasm. So dense. But kudos for them covering something which no doubt made them all need to stock up on Imodium for the next 8 months.

Via NPR.

If voter turnout is any indicator of enthusiasm, this year’s GOP voters are way, way more pumped than 2012 voters were. Democrats, meanwhile? Their excitement seems to have dimmed since 2008.

Last night, more than 8.5 million Republicans turned out to vote in the 11 GOP Super Tuesday states that reported results. That suggests far more enthusiasm than the last time Republicans picked a nominee. In those same 11 states in 2012, turnout totaled only around 4.7 million.

That makes this year’s turnout in those 11 states 81 percent higher than four years ago.

Contrast that with the Democrats. In the Dems’ 11 states reporting results from last night, turnout totaled only around 5.9 million — that’s around 2.6 million fewer people than came out in those states 2008, when Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama were in the middle of what would would be a long, hard-fought race.

Here’s how that looked on a state-by-state basis. Only in Colorado did Democrats exceed their 2008 turnout. On the GOP side, Vermont was the only place with lower turnout than in 2012.



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  1. Alain41 says:

    Terrific Republican enthusiasm! And what is GOPe response to this enthusiasm? Bring out Mr. Charisma, Mitt Romney, for a special address. Was Mike Who Enzi already booked?

  2. […] A glimpse of the collapse of Super Tuesday participation on the Democratic side underscores the lack of enthusiasm among that party’s primary voters (NPR via Tammy Bruce). […]

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