Poll: Majority of Americans Fear Post-Election Civil War

Apparently, I am not alone in my pessimism.

USA Today:

“WASHINGTON – Bill Fry, 61, is a supporter of President Donald Trump in rural Ohio who doesn’t share much in common politically with Matt Edelman, 29, a Joe Biden backer in Brooklyn, New York.

Except this: They both worry about the legitimacy of the upcoming presidential election and fear an outcome that appears tainted could heighten the nation’s already frayed psyche and exacerbate violence in the streets.

They’re not alone. A new poll shows a large swath of Americans harbor deep reservations about the election results weeks before Election Day and are concerned about what actions people might resort to as a consequence.

The YouGov poll of 1,999 registered votersfound that nearly half – 47% – disagree with the idea that the election “is likely to be fair and honest.” And that slightly more than half – 51% – won’t “generally agree on who is the legitimately elected president of the United States.” The online poll was conducted Oct.1-2 and has a margin of error of +/- 2.56 percentage points.

In addition, a YouGov poll of 1,505 voters found that 56% said they expect to see “an increase in violence as a result of the election.” That question had a margin of error of 4.2 percentage points. …”

Breitbart:

“A poll of a selection of U.S. voters found 56 percent of respondents said they expect to see “an increase in violence as a result of the election” amongst other reservations about the election results just weeks before Election Day.

When asked about just what sort of violence they expected to see, those polled responded with “riots,” “looting,” “burning” as some of their predictions. “Trashing of cities” was another response.

The YouGov poll was completed between October 1 – 2, 2020 and used 1,503 respondents.

It followed another poll released October 1 that found 61 percent of Americans agree with the concern the U.S. could be on the verge of another Civil War. …”

The same number of people felt this way a year ago before COVID-19, George Floyd and all the Black Lives Matter and Antifa riots. The number of Republicans who would support “a little” or more amount of political violence to advance their political goals has tripled since December. The number of Democrats and Republicans expressing this sentiment has climbed by about 5 to 10 points since June.

Note: Peter Turchin has been saying that violence would peak in the early 2020s for a decade now based on Structural Demographic Theory.

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12 Comments

  1. Just a heads-up to HW and ODers ABCnews.go.com/live is running a Muh White Supremacy Special tonight at 8PM.

    • Hosted by half-breed Soledad O’Brien….the new ideal American person. We’ve gone from a nation created by whites, for whites….to a mainstream culture that puts niggers and race-mixing on the pedestal.

  2. Changes in communications always lead to political and economic realignments, and the bigger the realignment the bigger the **** show that follows.

    The rise of the Guttenberg press 500 years ago led to the Reformation with all the wars that followed, and the rise of the www has been the biggest communications revolution since then.

    Fasten your seatbelts. It’s going to be a bumpy ride

    • The web is going to change again real soon. There will be another big re-alignment before this one works itself out. Shitter, Faceberg, and ThemTube will be yesterday’s news.

      Oy vey! Shut it down!

      Sorry, even if we wanted to we can’t.

  3. It’s the way the polls ask questions. So the poll “finds” a majority that “agrees” that America “could” be on “the verge” of a civil war does not prove that Americans really fear and expect civil war. I don’t personally know anyone who believes a civil war is coming, or is even possible. People know that the system is strong.

  4. A hot civil war is impossible for the simple fact that there is no clearly delineated geographical separation between the two opposing ideologies. Leftist will just continue to bully retarded right wingers who in turn will keep voting for Zionist con men to save them. The entire psychology of the west must change before things can get better.

    • Well, in the sense that blacks already exist in a parallel reality there is already a civil war. Although it would be better to call it an institutional helot war.

  5. dems will win by stealing the election, the GOP will ultimately not do anything about it, and the left will riot anyways. any MAGAtards that try to become law and order will be jailed as usual.

    this will become as hopeless as england in no time. the boomer boogaloo will never happen, and the bondage of future generations will be assured.

    the only future for us is local dominance, by hook or by crook. we can only try to outlive the eventual collapse.

  6. Civil war? Probably not in the near future if it ever happens, so keep your pants on, misfits. Even the whites in poor Brazil are choosing withdrawal over violence. Those of us in gated communities and suburbia will NEVER surrender our individual liberties and low taxes to demagogues offering utopia through one party tyranny whether fascist or communist.

    Wally Wally
    Trump Trump

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