Michael Moore was correct when he predicted the Donald Trump presidency last year, and based on how things are going so far, the liberal filmmaker thinks Trump will be re-elected.
Moore gave an interview with Fast Company magazine, where he said that Trump will win again in 2020 by maintaining his hold on the states he won in the Electoral College last year. Moore suspects that this will happen despite Trump’s low approval numbers or the greater amount of people likely to vote against the president in the next general election.
“I should say re-appointed, because we will have an even larger population that will vote against him in 2020,” Moore said. “But he will win those electoral states as it stands now.”
Moore seemed to referring to how Trump won the presidency despite how Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by approximately 3 million votes. Moore said that his current recommendation is for Democrats to support the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, an agreement where states will award their electoral votes to whichever presidential candidate wins the popular vote.
“Here’s the good news: We don’t have to convince a single Trump voter to vote differently because we already have the majority,” said Moore. “People should not despair, thinking, well, the Republicans have all this power and all that. Think of the suffragettes. They were trying to get the vote for women. They got [the 19th Amendment ratified] in 35 states to give women the right to vote. Think of that uphill battle.”
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