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Offline Montgomery

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Re: The Joe Biden Thread
« Reply #300 on: October 26, 2020, 03:07:25 pm »
From: https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2018/6/18/17475740/family-separation-poll-polling-border-trump-children-immigrant-families-parents
Two new polls find that the US government policy of separating children from their parents at the Mexican border is very unpopular with the general public... Sixty-six percent of voters...told Quinnipiac they opposed the policy...A poll conducted by Ipsos exclusively for the Daily Beast found similar results....Fifty-five percent of respondents stated they disagreed...while 27 percent agreed.

Thanks for that poll results. Have you considered the implications of anyone saying that they would support the policy? Would you say you could support something as evil as that? For that reason I think your poll results aren't conclusive. If it's supported by some Republicans you can be sure that it's supported by as many Democrats. They're not D's and R's, they're Americans and that's the main point.

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Now, admittedly there was more support for the policy among republicans, but the number who identify themselves as republican has been dropping steadily over the years. The public by and large rejects the family separation policy.
Many (perhaps even most) Trump supporters may favor locking children in cages, but again they don't make up a majority of voters in the country. (And even some Trump supporters think it goes too far... in one of the polls it wasn't even a majority of republicans who supported it.)

You're not  being a good judge of human nature but that could be because you aren't appreciating the reasoning behind Trump's methods of gaining support.

Hardly any Germans would have said they supported killing Jews in Nazi Germany of the 30's and 40's.

You can write me off as exaggerating for now but Trump wins we can revisit the question later.

This can become an instance in which a country isn't guilty for it's crimes against humanity for you!  Somewhat the same as the Iraq war!
« Last Edit: October 26, 2020, 03:09:44 pm by Montgomery »
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