What Do the People Think about Facts?

The tragic developments at the U.S. Capitol, which shook America and the whole world, left no one unmoved. The reaction of the vast majority of the media, with endless articles and analyses, condemned these shameful events, which they saw as a threat to the American Republic and the American way of life.

Foreign politicians went so far as to openly oppose the President and others – even Erdogan – gave … lessons in democracy! Almost all foreign media including – Greece’s –  vehemently opposed him.

Vice President Mike Pence, who has stood by Trump all these years, has severed ties with him. (A few days ago, the Washington Post revealed the terrifying news that the invaders came very close to apprehending the vice president). Ten (10) Republican lawmakers voted to impeach Trump and to send him to trial in the Senate. Even Mitch McConnell, his loyal majority leader in the Senate, has hinted that he will vote in favor of his conviction in the Senate, while his wife resigned from Trump’s Cabinet.

But what is most interesting is how the people reacted. From the reactions of politicians and the media, one can conclude that Trump supporters continue to support him, but not as strongly as before. A Washington Post-ABC News poll sheds enough light on this question.

Most Americans blame Trump for what happened at the Capitol: 45% believe he bears “a great deal,” of responsibility, 12% say he bears a "good amount," of responsibility, and 14% say he bears "just some," while “28% say he bears none at all.”

The vast majority of Americans condemn the invasion of the Capitol. However, smaller majorities believe that he is responsible for the events and that he should step down from the presidency. The president, according to the poll, still retains, to a large extent, the support of Republicans, the majority of whom agree with the false allegations about the election results and are opposed to ousting him from the presidency.

The article quoted some of his supporters. “‘The protesters that stormed the Capitol didn’t represent anything, and they were such a small handful of people,’ said William Palma, a retired New York City transit worker and Trump supporter. ‘Their objective was to make the real Trump supporters look bad. The majority wasn’t Trump supporters; a few of them may have been.’”



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