That fuelled a meteoric rise in the polls for the guy….
A poll out today seems to have signalled the coming back down to earth for Buttigieg has was never gonna be the actual nominee..
Joe Biden is now eating up the media attention….
Buttigieg, who saw his stock soar last month in the wake of a widely hailed CNN town hall, dropped from 9 percent last week to 8 percent among Democratic primary voters nationwide, Morning Consult’s weekly Political Intelligence survey found.
The figure, though still within the survey’s 1 percent margin of error, it suggests that the jolt the South Bend, Ind., mayor saw in the polls in recent weeks may be starting to slow.
Prior to his March 10 CNN appearance, Buttigieg lingered around the 1 percent mark, according to Morning Consult polling data.
But in the weeks after, his numbers shot upward, putting him on par with better-known candidates, like Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.). The rise in the polls was accompanied by a flurry of high-profile media appearances that helped boost his national profile, despite entering the 2020 race as a relative unknown.
Among Democratic voters in early primary and caucus states, including Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada, Buttigieg saw his numbers dip from 9 percent last week to 7 percent, the Morning Consult survey found. The figures are still well within the poll’s 4-percent margin of error for early-voting states.
The survey also showed former Vice President Joe Biden surging among Democrats both nationwide and in early primary and caucus states in the days after he announced his candidacy….