31 January 2018

Establishment Historians Are Out Of Touch

Per the DailyMail.com:
The stats don't lie.
Within minutes of President Donald Trump's first State of the Union speech, CBS News revealed their YouGov poll approval ratings on it.
Unsurprisingly, 97% of Republican speech watchers liked it.
More surprisingly, 72% of Independents liked it.
Staggeringly, 43% of Democrats liked it.

Americans vs. The Intelligentsia

These historians (and others like them), seem to be following the path of Hollywood celebrities. All kinds of ironies there but, suffice it to say, that path may not end well.

Historians like to cite stats (ones that favor their preferred narrative and interpretation). I wonder how they'll "interpret" the stats cited in the DailyMail piece regarding the SOTUS?

I know:

"Americans are dumb. Republicans are the anti-intellectual party. WE'RE SO MUCH SMARTER THAN THEY ARE. YOU KNOW, JUST LIKE HOLLYWOOD CELEBRITIES."


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