Nobody, regardless of who they might be, wants to look directly at their own shortcomings. That's why people search for somebody who is more miserable than they are. That's why so much animosity exists on the internet.
You should subtract all of the Democrat votes from the poll to create greater accuracy.
No matter how many short comings I have, I do not look for people more miserable than me. I don’t buy that reasoning.
I am sure there is some psychological and/or emotional component there - so possibly.
And I’ll define their mate.
I don't find people who are miserable, I make them miserable.