If you were daring enough to watch the third episode of the 2020 democrat Presidential debate (spoiler alert: More arguing over who would give out the most “free stuff”), you’d have noticed the absence of Tulsi Gabbard. She was shut out of the debate, along with Marianne Williamson, Tom Steyer, and Kirsten Gillibrand. This is despite Gabbard now polling in 4th place in the most recent New Hampshire poll via HarrisX, ahead of several candidate who were invited to the debate.
— Jason Nichols (@RealDocSoos) September 13, 2019
It’s not an anomaly, as she polled higher than five of them in another recent poll.
Reminder: Tulsi is ahead of *five* of these people in the polling average in the first primary state pic.twitter.com/zFw2nyICt1
— Michael Tracey (@mtracey) September 13, 2019
Even though she wasn’t invited to the debate stage, the first post-debate poll, via College Pulse, shows Tulsi polling ahead of Booker, Castro, and Klobuchar.
What’s more, even after the debate on ABC, Tulsi is still beat out Booker, Beto, and Klobuchar in Google searches afterward.
*During the 3rd Democratic Presidential debate tonight, @TulsiGabbard was searched more than Booker, Beto, and Klobuchar who were actually allowed in the debate. We’re not going anywhere.* #LetTulsiSpeak #DemDebate pic.twitter.com/7OyGg9kIU1
— Cullen Tiernan (@CullenYossarian) September 13, 2019