Frank Luntz Despairs: Bernie Sanders And Donald Trump Are Leading The "Disruption Election"

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Pollster Frank Luntz breathlessly tells CBS This Morning about how he is now calling 2016 the "disruption election." "It is not about issues, it is about tonality, and the public seems to be responding to those who are the sharpest, most divisive, most outwardly negative about the system," he continues.

Luntz has led the charge to discredit Donald Trump by publicly declaring his campaign "dead" multiple times.

FRANK LUNTZ: Imagine, Bernie Sanders, he is drawing more than 10,000 people per appearance, which is significant for an avowed socialist, and yet he is booed off the stage by African American activists, it is unexpected.

And you look at the Trump situation, where he can say just about anything, and it doesn't seem to affect his support.

It is not about issues, it is about tonality, and the public seems to be responding to those who are the sharpest, most divisive, most outwardly negative about the system.

CHARLIE ROSE, CBS: How do we change it, Frank?

LUNTZ: It is going to get worse, not better...

Candidates are being rewarded for it, people who protest Bernie Sanders get tremendous publicity...

This guy could win in Iowa and New Hampshire, and we have always assumed that Hillary Clinton would be the nominee.

And on the Republican side, Trump now has a base that will stay with him, 15-20% of Republicans, stay with him no matter what he does.

Imagine, who would have thought you could criticize George Will, Charles Krauthammer, Megyn Kelly, he has gone after me for calling me a "duntz."

If my mom was alive, she would have ridiculed him, my mother spent a lot of money spending me to Oxford.


(456 days to the 2016 election)

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