Skip to comments.The Anti-Trump Right Has Become Trumpís Base
Posted on 07/06/2018 4:52:55 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Last fall, the Pew Research Center released one of its periodic typologies of the American electorate, identifying the demographic and ideological fissures both within and between the two parties. The two most conservative factions within the Republican Party were familiar types. The first, and largest, Core Conservatives, holds doctrinaire positions on everything. This group is financially comfortable, and overwhelmingly supports smaller government, lower corporate tax rates and believes in the fairness of the nations economic system, and also express[es] a positive view of U.S. involvement in the global economy. This is the conservatism of Paul Ryan.
Another group, Country First Conservatives, is older and less educated than other Republican-leaning typology groups, and has more populist and isolationist views. They are highly critical of immigrants and deeply wary of U.S. global involvement, and most likely to believe if America is too open to people from all over the world, we risk losing our identity as a nation.
Which of these two groups do you think registered higher support for Donald Trump? The Country First Conservatives, right? Well, no. Ninety-three percent of Core Conservatives approved of Trumps job performance, as opposed to 84 percent of Country First Conservatives. The most ideologically pure conservatives are Trumpier than the nativist and isolationist ones.
The waning months of the Republican primary campaign in 2016 devolved into a contest between Trump and the purity of conservative doctrine. Ted Cruz, the last candidate standing against Trump, represented the latter, and enjoyed the vocal support of most of the organized conservative movement. Cruz called Trump a fake conservative. Rick Perry had termed him a a cancer on conservatism. Trumps presidency has driven home the surprising reality that Trump is conservatism....
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“someone’s doing the raping”
I love being analyzed by my betters.
The difference between the two may be the Country First group is not feeling that Trump is moving fast enough on his promises to build the wall, export illegals, etc.
This was expected. Many anti-Trumpers woke up and more each day are boarding the Trump Train.
Even liberal parts of my family are starting to comment ‘smart’ when it comes to Trump. Their movement toward the center is slow but it’s happening.
These guys are clueless, and clueless about their cluelessness.
Oh yeah, the Ann Coulter crowd where you realize they are to stupid understand the forces in motion.
Instead of blaming Trump for not building the wall with his bare hands and a cement mixer, why don't you work on campaigns to get a majority conservative congress to AUTHORIZE and FUND it?!
A short bus full of peacocks in the spring rut.
the surprising reality that Trump is conservatism....
It’s why we voted for him...
They seem to ignore that these voter hated what Obama Hillary Kerry McCain Mittens and even JEB more than they hated Trump
It's not why I voted for him.
I voted for him because he wasn't a simpering coward like the bulk of the Republican officeholders.
It’s more than that. Have you heard of the #Walkaway movement? It was started by a leftist GAY guy who is leaving the Democrap party to support Trump he got so fed up of the radical insanity. I couldn’t believe it, and every day it’s more and more people, even TRANNYS are leaving!! That’s incredible to me, of all people THEY are leaving? The Democrap party has reached a level of now being too radical for even them, so if gays and trannys are leaving imagine what the average democrat is doing as well. Check out their Facebook page, black people, even people with Mexican heritage are leaving. The Democrap party is TOAST..........
“I love being analyzed by my betters.”
Our so called elite is as slimy and arrogant the liberal elites.
Both are filled with the elite Intellectual Yet Idiots,
who insult anyone without their elite degrees.
IYI’s in action!
To be clear...I'm not blaming Trump. I'm only offering a possible suggestion for the difference in the two polls.
I'm doing my best to get people to vote in November as we need to hold the House and gain seats in the Senate.
sorry. that was directed at Ann.
Which they usually get all wrong! ;^)
NP......Kinda thought so! I get frustrated with Ann but still love to listen to her.
And Schumer is attacked for not sticking up for that monster called Maxine.
Midterms will be a bloodbath. I expect actual blood to be shed.
Every republican, independent, and woke democrat with any sense must get to the polls AND TAKE TEN OTHER PEOPLE to vote out the leftist scum.
Today’s Democrats look like the mid 1980’s leftists who took on Reagan and Thatcher in Europe. They’re motto is “burn the whole thing down.” 30 years later and they still haven’t grasped the fact that they are and always have been useful idiots.
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