After President Trump declared himself “like, really smart” and “a very stable genius,” the enterprising pollsters at ABC News and The Washington Post availed themselves to ask voters if they agree. The results are unlikely to please the president: Three in four respondents said they do not consider Trump a genius, and about half do not believe him mentally stable.
Republicans specifically are confident in Trump’s stability — only 14 percent say he is not mentally stable — but less convinced of his genius, as only 50 percent of GOP voters agree with that claim.
The same survey found white women, whose votes were key in securing Trump’s victory in 2016, now favor Democrats by a large margin when presented with a generic ballot. Read The Week‘s breakdown of that part of the poll, including what it means for Democrats’ chance to retake Congress this year, here.