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>>Polls that show Clinton would have beat Trump in a landslideSo are you saying polls are right, or wrong? If polls mean nothing, then there's no point in talking about polls with reference to who would have won.
>>But the polls weren't properly conducted to begin with
If you don't want to think about polls, just think about it logically. How many conservatives actually wanted Trump to be the candidate at the beginning of the primaries? A small amount, less than 50% to be sure, and everyone griped about it. However, since they couldn't agree on anyone else, he won, and then alllll those people who had spent more than a year talking shit on him more or less immediately fell into line.
The only argument Clinton supporters could substantially offer as to why they were voting for Clinton was not because they necessarily supported her policies more (the liberal electorate is significantly farther left than the centrism she represented) but simply because she 'could/will win' and 'was electable.' Since THOSE facts are the ones that are manifestly false, most of the people who voted for her did so under false pretenses, and so if the media hadn't been pushing that narrative about her (that she is electable/ that she WILL win) then the primaries may well have taken place differently (not to mention the much more shadowy stuff her campaign/DNC did) and then you can be assurred that the general democratic electorate would have fallen in line behind Bernie even faster than republicans did behind Trump.
Moreover, the matchup between Trump and Clinton was always going to be a slam dunk. New guy vs person who has been in politics for years. Knows nothing about politics vs career politician. No track record of government work vs decades of bumpy track. Now all those same things are also true about Bernie, but the dynamic is total different because Clinton and Trump are both corporatists and so actually their argument is more stylistic than substantive, whereas Bernie is both ideologically and in personality the absolute antithesis of Trump. 'Crooked Bernie' would not have stuck, nor would have the 'Fake News' narrative (since the left media would be just as speechless and confused after a Bernie victory as the right media was after Trump's (primary) victory.) Trump wouldn't have been able to lead Bernie around the room by the nose during a debate -- he wouldn't have fallen for the obvious ploys like Clinton did. He would had a message about jobs, which was the number one issue and which Clinton completely forgot about. He wouldn't have run a negative identity politics based campaign, he would've cut right past that shit. When 'grab her by the pussy' came out he wouldn't have spent weeks talking about how misogynistic Trump is, he would've talked about putting Americans back to work. And most critically, Comey could not have said an extremely damning thing about him just a week before election day. If you don't think all of that is enough to change 70,000 votes in three rust-belt states (where his base was strongest) then you're kidding yourself.
About polls: no one ever came to a consensus that polls aren't real. That was you idiots. Here's the thing about making polls for an election; they are entirely relative to your anticipated turnout. No matter how carefully you conduct the polling of each individual, when you determine what sample of the population to get data from, you have to do it based on the distribution of people you believe will actually vote on election day. The only data you have to get an idea on that statistic from is past elections, so polls about elections can only ever be as accurate as that election hews to the turnout norms of past elections. The quantity and distribution of turnout in this election was so drastically skewed that no one could have predicted it, and probably no one will ever be able to predict it if it should happen again, because it was certainly anomalous.
So there's no other possible way to conduct polls. If you think we shouldn't have polls at all because of this, well, I can't help you, that's just stupid.