“When Hillary Clinton claims that half of Trump’s supporters qualify as “racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic,” data is on her side.”
Ta-Nehisi Coates was right when he wrote those words in The Atlantic piece, “Hillary Clinton Was Politically Incorrect, but She Wasn’t Wrong About Trump’s Supporters”
Among the sources he links to is the Texas Politics Project at the University of Texas at Austin.
Here are some data that proves Hillary is right.
From Coates’ article: “…76 percent support a ban on Muslims entering the United States”
Racism (and religiosity)
Just over twice as many – 13% compared to 6% – think whites are THE MOST discriminated against group when compared with African-Americans. By almost a 7-to-1 margin, Republicans think Christians are THE MOST discriminated against group as compared with African-Americans.
56% of Republicans say there is a lot or some discrimination against whites.
59% of Republicans oppose gay marriage, and….
….64% say it’s ok to refuse service to gays and lesbians.
There’s no way I could possibly hope to document all the data that points to the ideological and political truths that Trump, his supporters, and the party that nominated him cannot deny.
What Busters and the rest of the Hillary haters should stop doing is pretending that the two candidates or their respective parties have anything at all in common.
Data doesn’t lie. Neither should you.
So, if you’re pissed at Hillary for telling it like it is, then you might be a……