Skip to comments.Poll: Majority Say Dem Candidates ‘Out of Step’ With Most Americans’ Thinking
Posted on 07/23/2018 9:11:37 AM PDT by 11th_VA
In 2016 plurality of respondents said Dems 'generally mainstream'
A majority of respondents in a new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll of registered voters said Democratic congressional candidates are out of step with most Americans.
Asked whether Democratic candidates' approaches to the issues "are generally in the mainstream of most Americans' thinking, or are generally out of step with most Americans' thinking," 56 percent said they are "out of step" and just one-third said they are "in the mainstream." These figures are a marked swing from July 2016, when only 42 percent of respondents said Democratic congressional candidates were out of step and 48 percent said they were in the mainstream.
In the July 2016 poll, Republican candidates were seen as much less mainstream than Democrats, with 31 percent of respondents saying the Republicans were in the mainstream and 59 percent saying they were out of step. A slightly higher percentage of respondents in July 2018 see Republicans as mainstream (33 percent) and a slightly smaller percentage of them see Republicans as out of step (57 percent.)
That makes the current numbers nearly identical for both parties' candidates.
The poll comes as the Democrats' left wing has continued to grow in prominence, putting moderates and the party establishment on the defensive. Self-proclaimed democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez scored the upset of the year by knocking out incumbent and No. 4 Democrat in the House Joe Crowley in a New York congressional primary in June...
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“...56 percent said they are “out of step...”
But, but, but it’s all about butt sex, illegal aliens, and who has the right to pee in the women’s bathroom...Isn’t it???
This is devastating number for Dems.
NBC couldnt shave it down from 56% ?
WUT?! We keep getting informed that it’s conservatives who are out of touch with “main stream” America. Yeah. Now, about the bridge for sale.
Asked whether Democratic candidates’ approaches to the issues “are generally in the mainstream of most Americans’ thinking, or are generally out of step with most Americans’ thinking,” 56 percent said they are “out of step” and just one-third said they are “in the mainstream.” These figures are a marked swing from July 2016, when only 42 percent of respondents said Democratic congressional candidates were out of step and 48 percent said they were in the mainstream.”
They’re digging their own hole. Just let them keep talking!
So much for the blue wave.
Surely, you can identify with one of these characters!
The character on the far left looks like he’s just seen that photo of Hillary on stage in that hospital gown from the other day.
Good. Lets have it around 70% by the time October rolls around.
I like that you are in the majority and the majority think the Dems are , well, kooky.
That is a very good sign!
The explanation is simple. Patriotic Americans hate Communists.
Living in the Obama years while everyone else has run far far away
Aw, c’mon now — all she really needs is a good long week of smooth capitalist patriarchy at an exotic beachfront resort to put her mind right.
[Because all the REAL socialists end up in the elite ruling class where they accumulate wealth and live more extremely capitalistic lives than any Western venture capitalist you have ever met.
It is my personal theory that the most ardent promoters of socialism are merely doing it to attain a cushy position of power over a large enough economic base of peons to support them as they live out the fullness of their underlying capitalist aspirations. They don’t REALLY want socialism except as a route to that end. If you can get them to that desired end without the socialism element, you short-circuit the situation and remove the impetus for all the activism and sloganeering.]
The ‘Mad Maxine’ Waters effect is perfectly reflected in this poll.
Much truth here. I’ve seen this as well. I had a professor once say, “When the revolution comes I’m going to get that house up there on the hill overlooking the water.” Ha! So then HE’LL be a ‘capitalist’ trying to hold on to what he would now consider HIS. Funny how THAT works!
The Democrats still have plenty of hate to sell to their voters. Rage and Anger is promoted on CNN and MSNBC day after day. Are they making money selling hate? Can hate generate a profit or create enough stress for a nervous breakdown?
The majority of Demwit voters are not the only ones. Thanks 11th_VA.
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