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Donald Trump on Life Support, May Abandon Election Campaign and War on Republican Party

ElectionOracle / US Presidential Election 2016 Oct 15, 2016 - 03:18 PM GMT

By: Nadeem_Walayat

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The relentless barrage of main stream media bad news stories on a daily basis is keeping the pressure on the Trump camp that according to the Book making odds remains trading near all time lows, and with just 3 weeks to go there is no sign of any recovery, especially as now senior republicans are abandoning Trump, as top GOP donors urge the Republican party to disavow Donald Trump to which Trump countering with statements of betrary, that they are all part of the same cabal, the global elite that enslaves America's working and middle classes that have seen their wealth evaporate whilst the elites wealth and power has soared.


US Presidential Election 2016 Betfair Market

Date Time (BST) Hillary Trump Comments
25th Sept   1.58 3.05 Trending in Trumps favour
27th Sept 2am 1.57 2.88 Trump peaks just prior to the start of the 1st debate
27th Sept 4am 1.44 3.35 Just after the 1st debate confirming Trump lost.
30th Sept 3am 1.45 3.45 Odds continuing to move against Trump election win
30th Sept 9pm 1.39 3.75 Accelerating meltdown of Trump odds
1st Oct 2pm 1.37 3.85 Still little sign of Trump recovery
4th Oct 9pm 1.35 4.05 Trump continues losing trend
5th Oct 5am 1.36 3.90 Pence wins VP debate
7th Oct 5pm 1.38 3.8 Trump recovery continues
8th Oct 12pm 1.32 4.8 Effect of leaked audio tape of Trump Groping women
9th Oct 8pm 1.25 5.7 Trump campaign in free fall
10th Oct 4.30am 1.27 5.2 Trump wins 2nd Debate.
11th Oct 4pm 1.21 6.2 Trump crashes to new low of 6.4
12th Oct 2am 1.20 6.4 No end in sign to Trump collapse
15th Oct 4pm 1.19 6.6 Trump on life support, may decide to abandon campaign.

Whilst the always to be taken with a pinch of salt opinion polls have always put Hillary on a commanding lead that currently stands at 47% against Trump on 40%, a huge 7 point gap. However to illustrate the magnitude of the wall that Trump now has to climb, the bookies, a usually far more accurate measure than vested interest opinion polling, currently have Trump trading on 6.6 (Betfair) against Hillary on 1.19, a relentless trend against Trump since the 27th of September when Trump peaked at 2.88 against Hillary on 1.57.

At that time I published my forecast conclusion that based on the then trend trajectory forecast that Donald Trump would win the election, however given that he is unable to control his mouth, so just as for my earlier BrExit forecast. I stated I would come back to a forecast conclusion about 10 days prior to election day.

Since which in the wake of a series of scandals, I highlighted what Trump needs to do to win the election on the 2nd of October.

Whilst my most recent analysis of 12th of October, with 26 days to go that despite everything pointing to Hillary easily winning the election, the pollsters, bookies, pundits and forecasters ALL saying Hillary is going to win, that concluded why it was not quite over yet -

So here we stand on the 15th of October with a little over 3 weeks to go and with no sign of Trump even hitting bottom yet! So whilst I will come back to a forecast conclusion towards the end of October, however Trump's campaign is literally on life support, and it's going to take a miracle to undo the damage done during during the past 3 weeks, so if this trend persists then by the end of October even Trump may by then have thrown in the towel and no longer be actively campaigning to win the election but rather seeking revenge on the Republican party for betraying their candidate.

By Nadeem Walayat

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