Thanks, Obama! Majority in New Poll Say Race Relations Worse Since 2009

Posted by on Dec 07, 2014 at 2:37 pm
Barack Obama, Rev. All Sharpton

Gee, you mean reflexively siding  with rabble-rousing race-baiters hasn’t improved conditions? Imagine that.

A slim majority believes that race relations have gotten worse since President Obama took office in 2009, according to a poll released Sunday.

The poll was conducted for Bloomberg Politics in the days following a grand jury decision not to indict a white New York City police officer who killed an unarmed black man.

It found that 53 percent of respondents think race relations have gotten worse under the nation’s first black president.
Thirty-six percent say relations have stayed the same, and only 9 percent say they have gotten better.

Among black people, only 45 percent say race relations have gotten worse, though that figure is still the plurality in the poll. Fifty-six percent of white people think the situation has deteriorated.

Well, you know why that is:


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