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Trump Beats Obama’s 12-Year Run as Gallup’s Most Admired Man

'If MAGA understood Statistics (or Math, or Science, or ANYTHING really) they would also understand what a joke this is...'

President Donald Trump has ended his predecessor Barack Obama’s 12-year stint as the most admired man in America, according to a new Gallup survey released Tuesday.

Eighteen percent of the survey’s respondents said Trump was the man they admired most, compared with 15% who named Obama, and 6% who named Democratic candidate Joe Biden. Three percent named Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and 2% chose Pope Francis.

Other admired men included: Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, NBA star LeBron James and the Dalai Lama, all of whom received 1%.

The sitting president is usually named Gallup’s most admired man. Trump, however, has never won the title until this year. In 2019, he tied with Obama.

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First Lady Melania Trump came in third among most-admired women with 4%, while Michelle Obama won most admired woman for the third year in a row with 10%.

Predictably, Democrats were not thrilled that Trump ended Obama’s 12-year run:

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