Skip to comments.Poll: 43 percent agree with views of "Occupy Wall Street" (idiots)
Posted on 10/26/2011 4:09:33 AM PDT by tobyhill
Forty-three percent of Americans agree with the views of the "Occupy Wall Street" movement, according to a new CBS News/New York Times poll that found a widespread belief that money and wealth should be distributed more evenly in America.
Twenty-seven percent of Americans said they disagree with the movement, which began more than a month ago in lower Manhattan and has since spread across the country and around the world. Thirty percent said they were unsure.
Young and left-leaning Americans were more likely to agree with the movement than were their older and more conservative counterparts. Half of Americans ages 18-29 say they agree with the movement; just one in three Americans age 65 or older say the same. And two thirds of liberals say they agree with "Occupy Wall Street" compared with just one in four conservatives.
An oversample was conducted for this survey which will be analyzed in a future poll release.
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Ha. Interetsing that the thread right after yours is this...
And we wonder why the country is an economic wreck.
One has to look no further than the idiots who think this way and have a vote. In short “I want mine, don’t expect me to work for it”. “Let’s spend someone else’s money/resources to get what I want, never mind the consequences, they can afford it”. California is a prime example.
43% of Americans will be crying a year from November when we vote their sorry asses back into the Stone Age. Then, they can all move back into their parents’ basements, cry that their “unemployment” checks are being rolled back from 15 years to a mere 12, and call us names as we attempt to clean up the horrific mess they’ve made of this country for the last 40 years.
Who can identify the “ideas”?
One of the stark differences between the OWS and TEA party is regarding Fish. OWS seems to be saying ‘give me a fish (the bigger, the better.)’ While the TEA party says: ‘let me fish.’
OWS: Take from the rich and distribute it to everyone else. Pay off my school loans, erase all debts, zero out my mortgage,....
TEA party: Less taxes, smaller government, less regulations, get out of my way and let me fend for myself,....
It does not surprise me that 43% (IF the survey is legit) agree to a bigger piece of the pie without much effort,
“If a man will not work, he shall not eat.”
95% of DNCBS pollsters agree with the staged event.
Pray for America
How does this result square with Gallup’s repeated finding that roughly 40% of Americans are “Conservative” and only about 20% are “Liberal”?
...along with violent communist revolution.
43% of OWS protesters don’t even agree with their own views.
These people are completely discombobulated mentally.
Who could doubt the objectivity?
IMO, it`s because many of those self-identified “moderates” are very likely liberal.
This country isn`t nearly as conservative as we may like to believe.
Just stupid...hence results like President Obama.
Gee, no kidding?
If they were different species of animals and Noah was calling for them to board the ark they would have just sat down and protested.
I wonder what the poll question(s) were. Did people agree on specifics? This would be interesting since real specifics are hard to find.
Or were they just asked, “Do you agree with the occupy protests?” Which is a worthless question on its own.
Actually, I agree with the views of the Occupy protesters. (Please keep reading.)
Their views seem to be: They aren’t sure what they’re protesting or what they want to happen as a result of their protests.
I agree that they are clueless and brainless.
They are approximately the same 43% who will vote for Obama next year.
Other indicators. The fat millionaire Michael Moore living an opulent life wouldn't be as successful as he is bashing a free market if it were not for people buying his products. Obama, a provincial politician with some dubious ties, extensive illicit drug use, with a thin resume that had zero experience or formal education pertaining to the duties of the nations chief executive, did get elected. There are many examples-
The US is done, she's cooked just like the rest of Europe that is in the macro and long haul simply managing a slow decline.
Don't be surprised if the US reelects Obama despite all.
No, most of them are just dems:
Total Republicans 399 (25%)
Total Democrats 583 (35%)
Total Independents 668
57% is a pretty solid majority.
Wow that’s encouraging. Only 43% of my fellow citizens are communists. At this point.
Majority of what? Actually 27% said they disagree with OWS. Thirty percent said they were unsure.
A guy on radio (Jeff Kuhner -- sp? -- of the Washington Times) just commented on the virulent and abundant anti-Semitism on display in the DC Occupation -- is that being reported in the MSM?
Then there's the responders who say, "Yeah, I guess they have a point about some things, but they don't understand the issues and they really need to grow up!" Is the pollster going to put that as Pro or Con?
I dunno, look at the poll padding. Probably 10-15% of that heavily Dem padded poll are “Me Too-ists”, trying to get a patina of “cool” without having to get filthy and disease ridden, in the hopes of picking up girls in local bars. I wonder how many respodents were unionistas?
The same 43% who support the idiot in the White House.
“Somewhat approve”, according to Rasmussen.
Source of poll (NYT and CBS) tend to have samples that are weighted left and young....
Please see the graph down at the bottom of the “Daily Presidential Tracking Poll”....
The likelihood is that both polls are wrong (aren't they all?). But many conservatives (especially radio hosts) repeatedly refer to the Gallup poll as an accurate indication of the distribution of political "conservatives", "liberals", and "moderates". I find this reliance on the Gallup poll to be a dangerous exercise in false optimism.
what a coincidence! 43% also still approve of the job Obama is doing.