His troubles began when, during his acceptance speech that he said that he wanted a "kinder and gentler nation". No one wanting to be president today would say such a thing.
Gallup: Latest Poll Shows Donald Trump Is Least Favorably Viewed Candidate in 25 Years
The poll shows 60 percent of Americans view Donald Trump unfavorably. The second highest level of unpopularity was George H. W. Bush in 1992 with more than 50 percent of the vote.