Rasmussen, the top go-to pollster most used by Republicans, finds 49 percent of Republicans think Blacks are racist. By comparison, only 29 percent of Democrats, according to Rasmussen, think Blacks are racist, and 36 percent of “unaffiliated adults” think Blacks are racist.
Of course, it should come as no surprise that Rasmussen didn’t quite frame the results of their survey like this.
In “More Americans View Blacks As Racist Than Whites, Hispanics,” Rasmussen writes:
Americans consider blacks more likely to be racist than whites and Hispanics in this country.
Thirty-seven percent (37%) of American Adults think most black Americans are racist, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. Just 15% consider most white Americans racist, while 18% say the same of most Hispanic Americans.
There is a huge ideological difference on this topic. Among conservative Americans, 49% consider most blacks racist, and only 12% see most whites that way. Among liberal voters, 27% see most white Americans as racist, and 21% say the same about black Americans.
From a partisan perspective, 49% of Republicans see most black Americans as racist, along with 36% of unaffiliated adults and 29% of Democrats.
Hat tip: Talking Points Memo
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