President Donald Trump took to Twitter this morning to slam “Fake Polling” and said the “Fake News has never been more dishonest than it is today”:

He was especially peeved at the leak of his internal polling data to the media:

Here’s what the president is referring to:

But he is right that relying on the media’s reliance on polls this far out to drive the daily news is bonkers. Here’s an assist from 538’s Nate Siver:

And as if on cue, the media is pushing new Quinnipiac numbers that show the president in trouble:

We should totally trust Quinnipiac, says Sen. Bill Nelson? Oops:

And let’s go back to 2016, shall we?

Donald Trump won each of these states, as we know. From Newsweek:

A number of Quinnipiac University polls released on Tuesday also put Clinton ahead in four key swing states. In Florida, Clinton has 46 percent to Trump’s 45 percent; in Ohio she leads by 46 percent to Trump’s 41 percent; and in Pennsylvania she leads Trump 48 percent to 43 percent. In North Carolina, Clinton has 47 percent support to Trump’s 44 percent.

And here’s Howard Dean with a second assist to the president:

Libs don’t believe the polls, why should Trump?

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