Carson Wins on Personality, Trump on Terror in Bloomberg Poll

Republicans overwhelmingly pick Ben Carson over Donald Trump for having the better temperament to be president, but they have far more confidence in the billionaire than the retired surgeon to take on terror, handle Russian President Vladimir Putin and fix immigration.

The latest Bloomberg Politics national poll shows the two outsider candidates remain atop the Republican field, while also showing how even something an seemingly non-ambiguous as a number—the nation’s unemployment rate—can be viewed differently by Republicans and Democrats. CONT.

John McCormick, Bloomberg Politics