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Why It’s So Hard for Democrats
to Pick Off Trump Supporters

National Journal, by Josh Kraushaar

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 3/20/2017 4:40:41 AM

Fo­cus groups can be self-ful­filling Rorschach tests, with prac­ti­tion­ers cherry-pick­ing the parts that fit their pre­con­ceived nar­rat­ive. But it’s non­ethe­less use­ful to pay close at­ten­tion to Demo­crat­ic poll­ster Stan­ley Green­berg’s find­ings from a group of Ma­comb County, Michigan sup­port­ers of Pres­id­ent Trump, all in­de­pend­ents and Demo­crats. The fine print of these swing voters’ re­ac­tions is as sig­ni­fic­ant as Green­berg’s con­clu­sion that Demo­crats can win back some Trump voters by pivot­ing left­ward on eco­nom­ic is­sues. The full re­port should be read by any Demo­crat in­ter­ested in for­ging a path back to power with Trump in of­fice. For all the anti-Trump sen­ti­ment cours­ing

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Highlander, 3/20/2017 7:08:23 AM     (No. 11195344)

Misleading headline. I thought it was about bushwhacking guys wearing MAGA hats.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: nonsense, 3/20/2017 7:15:30 AM     (No. 11195348)

The Left Liberals have been very effective is spreading their propaganda, and maximizing the use of paid professional protestors to convince the author of this piece that there is wide-spread anti-Trump feeling in the country. I do not believe this meme.

If citizens fall for this ploy, it is just a short step to the much yearned for Marxist Communist Utopia set-up that the Left Liberals have yearned for the past 50+ years.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: columba, 3/20/2017 1:40:57 PM     (No. 11195798)

Trump won the presidency because of a large vote by murdered unborn babies.
If you have eyes to see , you can see.

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