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It appears that, according to a new USA Today/Ipsos poll, Americans’ support for the radical Black Lives Matter movement has fallen precipitously since the violent riots of last summer, while their support for police has gone up significantly.

The poll also found that the number of Americans who believe that the death of George Floyd, apparently at the hands of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, was murder has also gone down dramatically.

As USA Today reports:

Americans’ trust in the Black Lives Matter movement has fallen and their faith in local law enforcement has risen since protests demanding social justice swept the nation last year, according to an exclusive USA TODAY/Ipsos Poll…

Last June, 60% in a USA TODAY/Ipsos Poll described Floyd’s death as murder; that percentage has now dropped by double digits to 36%. Uncertainty has grown about how to characterize the incident, caught on video, when Chauvin held his knee on Floyd’s neck and ignored his protests that he couldn’t breathe. Last year, 4% said they didn’t know how to describe it; that number has climbed to 17%…

Last June, amid accusations of systemic racism in law enforcement, 60% of Americans expressed trust in the Black Lives Matter movement to promote justice and equal treatment of people, compared with 56% who trusted local police to do that.

Now, however, attitudes have shifted significantly. Trust in Black Lives Matter has fallen to 50%; trust in local police and law enforcement has risen to 69%.

 


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DianeLynn
DianeLynn
8 months ago

How brainwashed the people have become to give recognition to this radical Marxist founded organization.
The actions of this “MOB” of discontents only proves that the destructive political undercurrent weasels in this nation are intent upon creating anarchy through their progressive, communist, Antifa, organizations and wiping out our protective laws established in our constitution and especially The Bill of Rights. Damn them all!

David Baker
David Baker
8 months ago
Reply to  DianeLynn

You might add that this method is tried and true, and those who historically adopted such tactics lived to regret their actions. Socialism, Communism, or any variations of those ideologies are to tyrants as candy is to a child predator. The concepts induce gullible, ignorant, vulnerable populations to cede their liberty, civil rights, economy, cultural processes and sovereignty to a perceived form of beneficent government.

Governments are not beneficent.

Mac
Mac
8 months ago
Reply to  DianeLynn

They will all wish that the fact they are a group of paid hit men doing the lefts persuasive tactics to undermine the American ppl and use the ppl to get what the left wants and leave them out in the cold. The damage that was brought on was destructive against everything good in America and showed ppl can be swayed to be eradicated behavior against false pretenses or full precocious activities and myriad people got hurt in the process. No real way too fix what has been done but to abolish the act of never letters it happen again. Plain and simple

Tom McDonald
Tom McDonald
7 months ago
Reply to  DianeLynn

Damn them all 1000 times!

George Lukens
George Lukens
8 months ago

The people will not be fooled for long. I can only hope the sham of an administration in the White House can be put under control before they ruin this great country of OURS! Wake up. You’ve been scammed.

Gretta
Gretta
8 months ago
Reply to  George Lukens

The dems have spoon fed us lies, and shamed and intimidated us into fear, and are USING us to destroy our country FOR THEM so they can establish their globalist communist atheist dictatorship UN new world order utopia. Where WE THE PEOPLE are their chattel worker ants who will keep them in LUXURY and their absolute power and absolute control over us and our paychecks that are direct deposit into THEIR IRS. Wake up, their voters have been made a fool of, because when they get their ducks in a row, which they are doing right now by all the laws that they are legislating AGAINST us and our Constitution and our Bill Of Rights, and when they get them all signed and sealed, the $#%& will hit the fan on us.

Dale
Dale
8 months ago
Reply to  Gretta

Well, as an American patriot, will you STAND AGAINST THEI SHIT when it comes or will you be WAY TOO BUSY BENDING OVER AND OBEYING THEIR UNCONSTITUTIONAL 🐂💩?

Tom McDonald
Tom McDonald
7 months ago
Reply to  Dale

I have never, will not now or ever bend over for the likes of this demonrat, left wing, self serving, socialist/communist, egotistical/ control freak bunch of Biden the puppet string pullers who use gender and skin color as qualifications for the highest Political seats in our Country. Education and experience mean nothing to these left wing scum bags!
God bless America, The Republican Party and President Trump.

Barbara
Barbara
8 months ago
Reply to  Gretta

Now we know why they put up the fences around the Capitol. They knew how mad the people would be over the crap they are pulling. The rest of us can just deal with the illegals bringing Covid, but Congress will be safe from it. They just want you to think they are worried about Trump supporters.

Mac
Mac
8 months ago
Reply to  Gretta

Truth

Shelley
Shelley
8 months ago
Reply to  George Lukens

We would hope, but they are on the fast track to turn us into a fascist state. Just look at HR1! The democrat voters were scammed, and the rest of us are screwed – paying for this liberal agenda and bailout to their democrat voters!

graham thompson
graham thompson
8 months ago
Reply to  George Lukens

How do you control a party who already has absolute control and who cares not a whit about the constitution or the constitutionality of anything? “Teachers” unions, academis, and the media are all on their side (and yes there ARE sides in this). The are now flooding the nation with hundreds of thousand of illegals who feel no allegiance to this country while trying to ram “HR1” through which is likely to forever end any thought of a democratic republic once and for. all

Pissed Off American
Pissed Off American
8 months ago

That’s where the 2A comes in if we have too use it to clean them out. That’s why they are trying to convince us to protect our shelf by letting them have our guns. History books are full of that result. You don’t want to be in that situation unless your a snowflake that wants melted. Long live the republic.

HAROLD C HOPKINS
HAROLD C HOPKINS
8 months ago

This is wonderful news. Perhaps there is hope for our country yet.