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A lot of people are about to get a brutal wake-up. Careful what you ask for! Even more so about who you vote for. Trump's base tops out around 40% at best. And that was when he was only a promise of 'taking the country back'. I have seen reports that Tom Cotton, R. Senator of Arkansas who ran with Koch money on a tea party platform, is trying to avoid constituents angry about cuts to the ACA and SS he is supporting. '18 could be a bigger wave election than was '06. And the Trump Administration is only two weeks old. How can at least half of those who voted for him not be dismayed by his grotesque performance at the recent prayer breakfast. He IS a walking, talking mockery of everything they profess to hold dear. Pray tell!

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Fri Feb 3rd, 2017 at 05:10:02 PM EST
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At the CNN exit poll it was 36%.

Exit Polls 2016

Both favorable
Only Clinton favorable
Only Trump favorable
Both unfavorable

The last group brokee for Trump. Still, they don't like him.

41% supported a wall to Mexico. 25% supported deportations of illegal immigrants working in the US vs 70% for offered legal status.

So, yes. If the Democrats play their cards right there will be anger that can be used.

by fjallstrom on Fri Feb 3rd, 2017 at 05:35:50 PM EST
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