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Majority of young adults see Trump´s
presidency as ´illegitimate´ including
close to three-quarters of African
Americans according to new poll

Daily Mail [UK], by Chris Spargo

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 3/20/2017 8:47:43 AM

On the same day that President Trumps´ favoribility rating sank to an all-time low, a new poll found that a majority of young Americans view his presidency as illegitimate. Fifty-seven percent of adults age 18 to 30 believe that President Trump is an ´illegitimate´ leader according to a GenForward poll conducted by the Black Youth Project at the University of Chicago with The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Among young adults of color, 74 percent of African Americans and 71 percent of Latinos/as view Trump´s presidency as ´illegitimate´, while a majority of whites (53 percent) view Trump as a ´legitimate´


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Drive, 3/20/2017 8:50:36 AM     (No. 11195446)

LolLolLol Poll conducted by Black Youth Project in Chicago and AP. Sure.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Achilles, 3/20/2017 8:55:22 AM     (No. 11195454)

Most of the young adults polled are illegitimate raised without a father in the house.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Mulhaven, 3/20/2017 9:08:50 AM     (No. 11195461)

That is quite a shock if the gullible in society buy into the media spin! /s

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Reply 4 - Posted by: CEP, 3/20/2017 9:09:43 AM     (No. 11195462)

Yeah sure and Hillary Clinton was supposed to win in a landslide.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 3/20/2017 9:10:56 AM     (No. 11195464)

All polls should be accompanied by a test of vocabulary, spelling and history.

I don´t care what an idiot thinks. I REALLY don´t care what a mob of idiots thinks.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: nonsense, 3/20/2017 9:13:13 AM     (No. 11195468)

Aaaah, the youth of America, yearning to live under the domination of the Marxist Communist Utopia, instituted by the O. Shadow Government and George Soros. How foolish they are!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: padiva, 3/20/2017 9:13:59 AM     (No. 11195471)

At least we know that DT was born in the USA ans IS a US citizen.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Salt5792, 3/20/2017 9:19:11 AM     (No. 11195478)

Who cares?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Keekng, 3/20/2017 9:28:20 AM     (No. 11195488)

Yes #1, that says it all. Bwahahaha

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Reply 10 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 3/20/2017 9:30:12 AM     (No. 11195492)

Lo-fos all. The lowest of the lo-fos.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Donna M, 3/20/2017 9:30:54 AM     (No. 11195494)

They sampled among the ´yooof´ who were in Panama City and South Padre drinking and twerking on spring break. Right.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 3/20/2017 9:31:14 AM     (No. 11195495)

Who cares? The pot smoking dancing hippies at Woodstock hated the war and Richard Nixon.
Most of the dipwads questioned probably didn´t vote or register to vote so this is a stupid poll.
If they knew what a great country this was in the fifties and early sixties they would know the difference between then and now and what Trump is doing.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: mc squared, 3/20/2017 9:31:34 AM     (No. 11195496)

Would it improve his popularity if he studied the Koran in Indonesia?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: turninggrey, 3/20/2017 9:31:49 AM     (No. 11195497)

I guess the good in all this is that we know for sure where whites stand in the scheme of things. It seems the gloves are off.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Clinger, 3/20/2017 9:31:50 AM     (No. 11195498)

Propaganda works. Clinton lied to Congress and the American people so Bush had to become a liar. Obama with multiple ssn´s and his own marketing brochure proclaiming his Kenyan origins, sealed records, brought about very real questions regarding his legitimacy to hold the office. Therefore Trump must also become illegitimate.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 3/20/2017 9:32:23 AM     (No. 11195499)

Call Me Irresponsible, but I don´t give a rip what 3/4 of any population thinks about ANY election--including the 44th or the 45th presidential election. Live by the ratings; die by the ratings. That is all Lo-Fos care about. Also, that is what public school education and college/university attendance gives us. A nation of neuts. (Like newts but slimier).

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Reply 17 - Posted by: saryden, 3/20/2017 9:33:52 AM     (No. 11195503)

All the Democrat talk of being a democracy (America is a republic) and they violently oppose our 2016 vote... they do not respect the vote of citizens who want our country back from the brink of Marxism-into-Islamism... brought about by a truly illegitimate (in more ways than one) "president."

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Reply 18 - Posted by: snakeoil, 3/20/2017 9:34:36 AM     (No. 11195504)

To quote LBJ: I´m the only president you´ve got. I took it for 8 years while ØDumbø and Plugs ran the show. It´s time for the lefties to suffer: Squirm worm.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: ArthurDent, 3/20/2017 9:39:41 AM     (No. 11195511)

Democracy dies in ignorance.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: pinger, 3/20/2017 9:48:02 AM     (No. 11195521)

Congrats N.E.A. You done good. Mission accomplished.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: mickturn, 3/20/2017 9:48:39 AM     (No. 11195523)

Get over it buttercups, reality sucks especially when you´re an IDIOT!

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Amereagle-redux, 3/20/2017 9:50:44 AM     (No. 11195525)

They can think whatever they want, he´s still the President!! LOL, those crazy LoFos.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 3/20/2017 9:50:52 AM     (No. 11195526)

Since it´s not their America and Trump is not their president, why would they care?

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Reply 24 - Posted by: tiger1981, 3/20/2017 9:57:43 AM     (No. 11195540)

I bet a large portion of these snowflakes couldn´t identify the U.S. on a map of North America even if you gave them three tries.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 3/20/2017 10:16:40 AM     (No. 11195567)

These days, 19 to 30 year olds were once known as ´´early teenagers.´´ Bunch of basement living, thumb sucking twits that have never had a real job nor have shown any responsibility towards anything except where the next freebie comes from.

Get back to me with your stupid polls once they´ve grown up. Of course, many of them NEVER will.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 3/20/2017 10:19:06 AM     (No. 11195572)

But Obama was? Enough said.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: GardenGal, 3/20/2017 10:35:01 AM     (No. 11195590)

So I went online to find the methodology used. This is not a sample of young American adults. The authors do not claim it to be. It oversamples non-whites and grossly undersamples whites and they do not claim it is a poll of the total population in the study. Now looking at their methodology, I think it has many of the same problems that other polls have- mainly that people self-select for polls. By far most people say no and who says no is not at all clear to be the same sample as the people who say yes to a survey. So more fake news. As to my family, all three children view Trump as legitimate president- one voted for him and two didn´t. OUt of the two that didn´t, one is willing to give him a chance and actually likes lots of parts of his actions so far and even the one who doesn´t like most of his actions, likes some of them.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: rolfnader, 3/20/2017 10:40:08 AM     (No. 11195597)

This tripe makes me long for the days when this poster stuck to fascinating articles detailing the Royal Family and fashion.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 3/20/2017 10:50:33 AM     (No. 11195605)

I find it hard to believe that these clowns know who Pence, Bannon and Conway are, much less know what they do or believe.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 3/20/2017 10:50:59 AM     (No. 11195606)

And we all know how the polls worked during the election.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: earlybird, 3/20/2017 11:09:49 AM     (No. 11195623)

They are being taught this - at home, at school, in some churches and by the media of all types.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: lazyman, 3/20/2017 11:34:32 AM     (No. 11195637)

In the old days being poor didn´t mean you were ignorant. Those days are over.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: sorosisbehindit, 3/20/2017 11:42:52 AM     (No. 11195649)

I think their biggest worry is that there might actually be a job created for them, and they might actually have to leave home and grow up.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: bighambone, 3/20/2017 12:25:57 PM     (No. 11195707)

You got to ask what makes them qualified to make such a determination?

Probably the fact their only real life experience is being taught by leftist teachers as they came up while being financially supported by their parents or student loans.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: chicodon, 3/20/2017 12:38:12 PM     (No. 11195731)

Just a testament to the power of the MediaCrats and the EntertainmentCrats. It´s been nonstop abuse of Trump since the election. He´ll probably hit 10% approval among the ignorant unless he can deliver a sucker punch.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: greggojo, 3/20/2017 12:47:50 PM     (No. 11195747)

For five decades, Democrat political leaders have been pumping poisonous disinformation into the heads of Black Americans in our inner cities. Dems are now telling them that Republicans´ efforts to promote school choice (which 2/3 of inner city parents support) is an attempt to "re-segregate" schools. (The last thing Democrats want is well educated inner city residents.)

I do believe that it is past time that Republicans begin a multi-pronged and well organized effort to work to pump truth into our inner city communities.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: columba, 3/20/2017 1:31:29 PM     (No. 11195787)

Denial is a defense:
1) There was no holocaust during WWII;
2) The Muslims came to Palestine first, the Jews later;
3) Donald Trump did not win the election.

We need to bring Mental Hospitals back.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: caddyjak, 3/20/2017 2:49:21 PM     (No. 11195848)

I wonder what those nitwits would think if Romney or the RNC had told them that Obama was a Arabic Caucasian and only 4% more black than Trump?? Just saying!!

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Reply 39 - Posted by: bighambone, 3/20/2017 2:50:12 PM     (No. 11195849)

#36 the liberal Democrats have to do that to maintain their political power as if the racial divide in the country ever closed the vast majority of Black folks would stop voting for the liberal Democrats. As once those Black folks all had jobs and were earning their own money they would no longer vote for the Democrats who propose higher taxes at every turn. The leftist Democrats know that and it is a big reason who the Democrats are now pandering to the identifiable Hispanic minority group along with a new emerging foreign origin Muslim identifiable minority group to ensure that they can maintain big enough needy minority voter constitutencies to keep them in political power.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: P51dmustang, 3/20/2017 3:32:46 PM     (No. 11195887)

The Me... me.. me.., I...I..I O´Zero fan club.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: saguni, 3/20/2017 5:01:05 PM     (No. 11195952)

Polls show majority of young adults are in dire need of remedial US Civics classes.

There, FIFY

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Reply 42 - Posted by: bohallx, 3/20/2017 6:37:41 PM     (No. 11196051)

From their Own Website:

"The GenForward Survey is the first of its kind—a nationally representative survey of over 1750 young adults ages 18-30 conducted monthly that pays special attention to how race and ethnicity shape how respondents experience and think about the world."

I´m pretty sure this poll doesn´t tap any of my Sa´ami ethnicity relatives, nor the Galicians, nor the Somalians, nor even ~ most likely, not a one of the Aragonese.

But it purports to be a vehicle for examining how "race and ethnicity" shape experience?

They have an elemental problem ~ they do not know what race nor ethnicity is, but likely they are really down on 57 gender stuff.

A recent feature story there is titled "Why I’m tired of white gay men telling q---r stories"

Don´t think there´s more to be said about this crowd......

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Trump feels ´somewhat´ vindicated
after Nunes intel briefing

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Associated Press, by Julie Pace and Deb Reichmann    Original Article
Posted By: Lalo- 3/22/2017 3:56:04 PM     Post Reply
Washington -- Communications of Donald Trump´s transition officials - possibly including the incoming president himself - may have been scooped up in legal surveillance but then improperly distributed throughout the intelligence community, the chairman of the House intelligence committee said Wednesday. In an extraordinary set of statements to reporters, Republican Rep. Devin Nunes said the intercepted communications do not appear to be related to the ongoing FBI investigation into Trump associates´ contacts with Russia or any criminal warrants. Nunes, who served on Trump´s transition team, said he believes the intelligence collections were done legally but that identities of Trump officials and the

President must close the ‘deal’ on Obamacare
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Boston Herald, by Adriana Cohen    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 3/23/2017 5:27:43 AM     Post Reply
President Trump is facing the first crucial test of his presidency — repealing and replacing Obamacare — and he needs to apply the negotiating chops and deal-making skills he bragged about in his bestselling book, “The Art of the Deal,” to fixing our broken health-care system. And given his low approval ratings, he needs a win. Dealing with the Obamacare mess has been the core focus of the Republican party for the past 7 years — not to mention a major campaign promise that helped propel Donald Trump to the White House. So it’s imperative that the president seal the deal and

Why I´ll vote against Gorsuch
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Philadelphia Inquirer, by Bob Casey    Original Article
Posted By: Calvinesq- 3/23/2017 4:27:25 PM     Post Reply
Alphonse Maddin worked as a truck driver for TransAm Trucking. Like a lot of Americans, he did the kind of hard work that puts food on the table, and pays the bills and the taxes. The work that people like Maddin do every day may not receive lots of media attention, but our economy will not function without it. Such workers do not ask for a lot in return, just to be treated fairly and with dignity under our laws. Unfortunately, even that modest expectation has too often gone unfulfilled in recent years. The Supreme Court has increasingly come down

Schumer says Democrats will
filibuster Gorsuch nomination

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CBS News, by Emily Schultheis    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 3/23/2017 5:45:12 PM     Post Reply
Democrats plan to filibuster Neil Gorsuch’s nomination for the Supreme Court, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) said Thursday. Speaking on the Senate floor Thursday morning, Schumer said Gorsuch -- who is three days into his confirmation hearings with the Senate Judiciary Committee -- will need 60 votes to be confirmed. Currently, the Senate has 52 Republicans and 48 Democrats. “After careful deliberation, I have concluded that I cannot support judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court,” he said. “His nomination will have a cloture vote. He will have to earn 60 votes for confirmation. My vote will

David Brock, Media Matters founder
and Clinton ally, suffers heart attack

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Washington Examiner, by Eddie Scarry    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 3/22/2017 3:15:22 PM     Post Reply
David Brock, founder of the left-leaning Media Matters for America non-profit and a longtime Hillary Clinton ally, suffered a heart attack on Tuesday, according to a press release. "David Brock suffered a heart attack while working in the Washington DC office early Tuesday," the release said on Wednesday. It added that he was quickly treated and stabilized. "He was quickly transported to a local hospital, received prompt medical treatment, and we are looking forward to a swift recovery," the release said. Brock is a former conservative journalist who now heads a network of liberal nonprofits aimed at combating Republicans

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