It was probably inevitable that someone would take a poll ever since Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson suggested that he would like to run for president once the action hero gig runs its course. A PPP poll has Johnson edging out President Donald Trump 43 percent to 36 percent. Of course, Trump supporters, even those who are fans of the “Fast and the Furious” franchise, will likely shrug. The president has always outperformed the polls, which, as late as November 7, had Hillary Clinton edging him out by single digits.

Are we ready for a third President Johnson?

When Dwayne Johnson announced that he would like to be president, offering mild criticism of President Trump and musing on the virtues of leadership, the reaction was rather muted, as if many people did not find the idea outrageous. Of course, if he does decide to run, even as an independent, Johnson’s life will be open to scrutiny and he will be expected to take stands on issues ranging from immigration, to taxes, and terrorism. And, he has not been accused of nefarious things by Trump. On the other hand, even the president cannot call The Rock “low energy.”

What about match-ups of professional politicians against Trump?

It turns out, as Hot Air notes, that Trump does best against one of America’s favorite action heroes.

He does particularly poor against high-profile Democratic politicians, including Joe Biden (54 percent to 40 percent) and Bernie Sanders (52 percent to 39 percent.) The president is even edged out by fringe candidates such as Elizabeth Warren (49 percent to 39 percent) and Al Franken (46 percent to 38 percent,)

President Trump can comfort himself that polls for an election three years away are ludicrous.

He can also note that the polls have always underestimated his strength. When he first offered himself as a candidate for president two years ago, no one gave him a chance. Trump managed to beat all comers in the Republican Party and then trounce Hillary Clinton soundly.

What would a Donald Trump/Dwayne Johnson 2020 race be like?

The 2020 race is going to be decided by things that cannot be easily predicted. Will the economy come roaring back after a decade of malaise? Will ISIS have been defeated? What progress (if any) will be happening on the Wall? Will the Trump Administration be consumed by any serious scandals? If Trump is seen as successful, the professional Democratic politicians may sit 2020 out, and the way could be clear for Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson to enter a different arena.