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Fred Sanders

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Wed Jan 8, 2014, 12:20 PM Jan 2014

Populism Scares The Red Pants Off Republicans, GOP Identification Falls to Historic Lows

The so called class warfare that Fox and Corporate America has been waging and winning is about to be brought to them and they are scared as hell the poor and working poor coming out to vote and overwhelming their preferred method of buying votes and democracy with cash.....but it is already too late I think:

A new Gallup poll finds 42% of Americans, on average, identified as political independents in 2013, the highest measured in 25 years. Meanwhile, Republican identification fell to 25%, the lowest over that time span. At 31%, Democratic identification is unchanged from the last four years but down from 36% in 2008.

The percentage of Americans identifying as independents grew over the course of 2013, surging to 46% in the fourth quarter. That coincided with the partial government shutdown in October and the problematic rollout of major provisions of the healthcare law, commonly known as "Obamacare."

http://www.gallup.com/poll/166763/record-high-americans-identify-independents.aspx?utm_source=alert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=syndication&utm_content=morelink&utm_term=All%20Gallup%20Headlines%20-%20Politics



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Populism Scares The Red Pants Off Republicans, GOP Identification Falls to Historic Lows (Original Post) Fred Sanders Jan 2014 OP
Bring them their brown pants. nt Xipe Totec Jan 2014 #1
Well, economic populism scares them. Socially, not so much Populist_Prole Jan 2014 #2

Populist_Prole

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2. Well, economic populism scares them. Socially, not so much
Wed Jan 8, 2014, 12:47 PM
Jan 2014

That's why they keep socially conservative working class people in their fold. "God & Guns" and all that.

I'd sure like to think even those mentioned above are finally seeing what the GOP is all about: A fascist plutocracy.

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