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Phillie Phanatic more qualified for presidency than Trump, poll finds

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Donald Trump may have some work to do in Pennsylvania.

According to a poll released Wednesday by Public Policy Polling, 46 percent of Keystone State residents who were surveyed believe that the Phillie Phanatic is more qualified for the role of president of the United States than the presumptive Republican nominee.

The poll was carried out from June 3-5 and surveyed 1,106 registered voters in Pennsylvania with a three-percent margin of error, according to PPP. Forty percent of respondents said they have more faith in Trump than the iconic Philadelphia Phillies mascot, while 14 percent were unsure.

Fortunately for Trump, he doesn't have to worry about the Phanatic pulling off a last-second upset victory, as the businessman won Pennsylvania's Republican primary in April. The furry green mascot couldn't even throw his beak into the ring if he wanted to, anyway, as his official biography lists him as a native of the Galapagos Islands - thereby rendering him ineligible to hold the United States' highest form of office.

Not much is known about the Phanatic's political leanings, but it's safe to say his administration would likely be harsh on criminals - especially the ones who steal his ATV keys.

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