Poll: These People Are More Angry About the News Than Any Other Race

Poll: These People Are More Angry About the News Than Any Other Race

White Americans have the most anger towards what is happening in the news, according to a poll conducted by NBC News/Survey Monkey/Esquire. Fifty-four percent say they feel disgruntled, while 43 percent of Latinos and 33 percent of Blacks are also angry.

Published January 4th

White Americans have the most anger towards what is happening in the news, according to a poll conducted by NBC News/Survey Monkey/Esquire. Fifty-four percent say they feel disgruntled, while 43 percent of Latinos and 33 percent of Blacks are also angry.

Additionally, Republicans are more angry than Democrats, the poll found at 61 percent versus 42 percent.

Much of the anger felt by whites are a result of fears that America is losing its place as a world power and immigration and a more diverse population are taking away from their lives of prosperity in this country.

Presidential candidate Donald Trump has been accused of using this fear to drive his campaign to "Make America Great Again."

On the flip side, Blacks responded to the issue of police violence much differently than whites. Ninety percent of Blacks feel angry when they hear about another shooting of an unarmed Black man, while 70 percent of whites feel the same, the poll reports.

Additionally, social media apparently only accelerates rage, as users are now exposed to even more opinions and news all of the time.


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