Of course not. Let me unequivocally state for the record that Kanye West is not going to win the 2020 Presidential Election. He is currently polling at 2%. But it doesn’t mean that he’s not going to have a say in who DOES become president next year.
Going back throughout history shows a couple of interesting things. First of all, the times we are living in are not all that different from the mid to late 1800s. There were four presidential elections back in the day that were decided by 2% or less of the vote. And not all of the winners had the majority of the popular vote.
In 1844 James Polk beat Henry Clay by 1.4%. Then in 1880, James Garfield and Winfield Scott Hancock basically ended in a tie with Polk winning about 2,000 more votes and getting the presidency. In 1884, Grover Cleveland beat James Blane…
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