Thanks to the incessant hysteria that we see in the mainstream media, turning on the television these days nearly requires a stiff drink and a xanax.
We’re being driven to the brink of chaos by these talking heads, all in the name of selling a few more commercials during their coverage of the carnage. The news is always bad, and if it isn’t, they’ll tell you why you should still be worried.
It’s not journalism, it’s entertainment, and its purpose is to incite your emotions. Lately, these cable news cretins have been aiming at a very particular piece of American culture; the concept of racism, and their belief that hate is on the rise.
A new study, however, shows that this may just be more smoke and mirrors from these media miscreants.
A recent study from the University of Pennsylvania finds that racism in America has significantly decreased since President Donald Trump’s election in 2016, directly contradicting the narrative pushed among many academics and mainstream media personalities.
The Rise of Trump, the Fall of Prejudice? Tracking White Americans’ Racial Attitudes 2008-2018 via a Panel Survey was authored by UPenn political science professor Daniel J. Hopkins and research assistant Samantha Washington.“We find that via most measures, white Americans’ expressed anti-Black and anti-Hispanic prejudice declined after the 2016 campaign and election…” Tweet This
Hopkins, in an article for FiveThirtyEight, detailed on Tuesday the study, which used 13 waves of panel surveys to gather data and determined that white racial prejudice against African Americans and Hispanic Americans has declined since 2016, when Trump was elected president.
Furthermore, the decrease in hatred occurred regardless of political affiliation.
President Trump has continually and consistently denounced these hate crimes, and just this week made an emotional plea with the American people for unity.
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