Trump seems to think his recent poll numbers put him above other Republican Presidents like Ronald Reagan and... Abraham Lincoln?
Trump recently tweeted that his poll numbers were the highest in the history of the Republican Party. He goes on to say that that includes Abraham Lincoln. Check out his tweet.
Jimmy Kimmel couldn't let this one go. In his episode last night, he points out that polls weren't even a thing when Lincoln was President. In case that wasn't enough for the President, he conducted his own poll exclusively between Lincoln or Trump.
Twitter is rolling its eyes.
Wow! So firstly, scientific polling didn't even start until 62 years after Lincoln's death. And secondly, George W.… https://t.co/2UA2aufi56— Translate Things (@Translate Things)1532887464.0
It just occurred to me that somebody who works at the White House probably spent a chunk of their day trying to fig… https://t.co/50Qs5leLM7— Steve Loiaconi (@Steve Loiaconi)1532918066.0
@sirDukeDevin Also, he needs to be informed or reminded that Lincoln’s Republicans are not the same party as Trump’s Republicans...— MrWizzer (@MrWizzer)1532871824.0
@realDonaldTrump Lincoln?? Were there polls taken during the Lincoln era? Funny how Trump touts polls if they're… https://t.co/m8uenDusem— Mary Alice Bishop (@Mary Alice Bishop)1532865312.0
@newtgingrich @facebook @GOPLeader For Lincoln his word was his bond... THAT IS NOT WHO TRUMP IS... Trump is a liar… https://t.co/gQYhZwHQ5F— Donna Campbell (@Donna Campbell)1532490443.0
Trump friends and surrogates compare Trump to Abe Lincoln... pretty sure Lincoln did not pay off women he molested… https://t.co/RfTOojDGVj— LAO (@LAO)1532500723.0
Trump: CAPS LOCK rage tweets threatening nuclear war. Abraham Lincoln: "If destruction be our lot we must ourselve… https://t.co/YrcaXlCheR— Andrew L. Seidel (@Andrew L. Seidel)1532354135.0
The only times Trump and Lincoln should be mentioned in the same sentence is if he visits the memorial or gets stuc… https://t.co/0944BT8iwR— Joseph Haas NFL (@Joseph Haas NFL)1532885720.0
Trump was right about one thing in his tweet. Something absolutely was wrong.