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PPP's newest national poll - Everyone can get fooled

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December 9, 2016View for printing

-67% of Trump voters say that unemployment increased during the Obama administration, to only 20% who say it decreased.

- 60% of Trump voters think that Hillary Clinton received millions of illegal votes to only 18% who disagree with that concept and 22% who aren't sure either way.

-Only 41% of Trump voters say that the stock market went up during the Obama administration. 39% say it went down, and another 19% say they're not sure.

-40% of Trump voters insist that he won the national popular vote to only 49% who grant that Clinton won it and 11% who aren't sure.

-Only 53% of Trump voters think that California's votes should be allowed to count in the national popular vote. 29% don't think they should be allowed to count, and another 18% are unsure.

Full Poll Results: http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/m ... s-pick.html

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The fake news stories that fooled liberals in 2016

The discussion around fake news has largely framed it as a conservative problem, but these stories fool people on both sides of the aisle. Using BuzzFeed's data, we've compiled a list of the viral fake news stories that fooled liberals leading up to the election.

Alix Martichoux

Full Story: http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/F ... 0781580.php


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There was a time when most people were modest when they were uninformed. Now it seems some people are positively giddy about holding demonstrably false ideas. Willful ignorance is now a thing. We all need to talk about it because it is apparent many Americans are being exploited over it. Being ignorant and displaying it doesn't make you pretty--it makes you pretty foolish.




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