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Trump administration seen as more truthful than news media: poll
Democracy and our democratic republic is screwed. Republicans have finally succeeded in dumbing down America enough that it is willing to accept that down is up and up is down. That faith is science and science is conjecture. That by jettisoning our principles as a nation we will somehow become Great Again. That non Anglo Saxon cultures are a mortal threat to or security. That an ex KGB brutal authoritarian is to be trusted. That a man who stated he was a Leninist and wanted to bring the establishment down is deserving of a place on the NSC. That the education of the next generation should be entrusted to a women that knows squat about education. That truth and journalistic integrity is false facts and conspiracy theory is truth. There is more but you folks who believe the BS can do the homework yourself. If you actually care about the country and our republic.
The Trump administration is more trusted than the news media among voters, according to a new Emerson College poll.The administration is considered truthful by 49 percent of registered voters and untruthful by 48 percent.But the news media is less trusted than the administration, with 53 percent calling it untruthful and just 39 percent finding it honest.The numbers split along party lines, with nearly 9 in 10 Republicans saying the Trump administration is truthful, compared with more than 3 in 4 Democrats who say the opposite.The Emerson poll found that 69 percent of Democrats think the news media is truthful while 91 percent of Republicans consider the Fourth Estate untruthful.Independents, meanwhile, believe both the administration and the news media are untruthful, with 52 percent saying the administration is untruthful and 47 percent saying the same about the media.The poll echoes Gallup's annual poll on the public's trust in media, which showed before the election that 32 percent of Americans trusted the institution, including just 14 percent of Republicans.The poll was conducted Feb. 5-6 with a sample of 617 registered voters and a margin of error of 3.9 percentage points.
One can only imagine what our rational founding fathers would think if they could know what their experiment in democracy has devolved into. The future can thank the republican party and trump for losing the promise.