Trump’s shutdown has caused his party enormous concern; but don’t feel sorry for them, it is their choice. Monday morning’s polls are a disaster for the Trump Party.
Although Republicans have ignored the majority of Americans for decades, we tend to stick together when the men and women who struggle daily, like most of us, are being intentionally persecuted by our government. That is what is happening with the Trump shutdown.
More than 800,000 working class Americans are missing paychecks, thousands continue to perform their jobs without pay, and this was an intentional act by your illegitimate president. Because he can’t have his way with his unnecessary 16th century wall on our southern border, with the single intention of discouraging Hispanic men, women, and children from crossing our border and seeking asylum, Trump is playing politics, but this is also an act of pure racism.
Today’s polls, all five of them; three on the internet, and two by telephone; reveal the following according to industry experts.
“The latest weekly numbers from the Ipsos/YouGov/Morning Consult internet polls showed pretty much the exact same thing as the new ABC/WaPo and CNN telephone numbers this morning. Trump+GOP blamed most by greater than 20 pts more for shutdown over the Democrats.”
Another significant change is that Trump is losing his base, and this is all related to his shutdown. Non-college educated whites had overwhelmingly approved of Trump. These are men and women who refuse to read and receive their information from television and by attending Trump’s hate rallies. Today only 45 percent of this group approves of Trump’s performance and 47 percent disapprove.
The following tweet is indicative of Republican’s failure to serve the people and their decision to support Trump without admitting that his policies and actions are rarely in the best interests of the American people.
“After an election in which GOP was swept in the suburbs, new @CNN poll shows 63% of college+ whites oppose #borderwwall, 63% mostly blame Trump for shutdown & 64% disapprove of his job performance. A reminder that Trump’s base-first politics, abetted by GOP, carries real costs.”
On November 6, 2018, a ‘pink wave’ flooded over America. A new Democratic Party is emerging fueled by votes from two demographics which were somewhat lethargic in past elections. Millennials and single women are voting in numbers never seen before. They are more concerned with the quality of life for the American people and less concerned about profit and planning for war. In other words, they are diametrically opposed to the old white men who have been harming our nation’s people for decades.
Why is this important? Millennials are now the largest voting bloc in America. Women continue to dominate the population with 51 percent. In future elections no candidate can win without support from these two groups.
Republicans will pay a great price for supporting the worst president in American history. They will suffer, as they should, for supporting Trump’s childish demand and continuing the shutdown.
Plan now to vote on November 3, 2020. Republicans have become the enemy of the people. We can take our country back; it is ours, not theirs.
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Op-ed by this “Wise Old Fart,” James Turnage
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