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Forum Post: New poll reveals who the Wall Street protesters are. Opinions?

Posted 7 years ago on Oct. 18, 2011, 6:01 p.m. EST by IminTexas (33) from La Marque, TX
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52% have participated in a political movement before. 98% say they would support civil disobedience to achieve their goals. 31% say they would support violence to achieve their goals. 15% of protesters are unemployed 51% disapprove of Obama 44% approve of Obama 48% say they will vote for Obama in 2012 25% say they won't vote in 2012 32% call themselves Democrats 33% say they aren't represented by a political party 65% percent say that government has a moral responsibility to guarantee all citizens access to affordable health care, a college education, and a secure retirement—no matter the cost 77% support raising taxes on the wealthy 58% oppose raising taxes on everybody 49% say the bank bailouts of 2008 were necessary

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204479504576637082965745362.html

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[-] 1 points by PeoplehaveDNA (305) 7 years ago

Made up BS.

[-] 1 points by Robespierre (89) 7 years ago

The poll and the article by the WSJ were clearly designed to discredit the protests.

[-] 0 points by Mcc (542) 7 years ago

Then why aren't they making these claims in signage? I'll tell you why. Because this poll is BS.

[-] 1 points by IminTexas (33) from La Marque, TX 7 years ago

Well the poll was just released today...