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Majority Americans Want Diplomacy With Russia Over Sanctions: Gallup

Via Zerohedge


A Monday Gallup poll reveals that most Americans feel it is more important for the United States to work towards improving relations with Russia, as opposed to sanctions.

Of those surveyed, 58% say it’s “more important to improve relations with Russia,” while 36% say “strong diplomatic steps against Russia” are a priority.

The poll, which took place between Aug. 1-12, comes after nearly two years of constant media bombardment over Russian hacking, invasive DOJ investigations which Trump refers to as a “witch hunt,” and an admission by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein that alleged hacking and social media influence campaigns by Russia had no effect on the 2016 US election.

That said, 75% of those surveyed by Gallup believe Russia interfered in the election, while 16% say they did not. Of those who say Russia interfered, 36% said it didn’t change the outcome, while 39% say it did.

Opionions over whether Russia actually influenced the election were also highly partisan – with 78% if Democrats saying that Russian interference affected the outcome of the election, and just 9% of Republicans who believe that Russia both hacked – and changed the outcome, of the election. The vast majority of Republicans (58%) think Russia did interfere, but it didn’t affect the outcome.

Earlier this month, the Trump administration announced a new round of sanctions against Russia in response to allegations that the Kremlin was behind an attack against former Russia double-agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.

Gallup’s conclusion: “Although U.S.-Russian tensions continue to simmer, more Americans are inclined to believe the U.S. is better off trying to improve relations with Russia. Americans are largely convinced that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election but are divided, largely along party lines, as to whether that country’s involvement changed the outcome.”

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Wow, 58% of the unwashed US Plebs still favour an improvement of US-Russia relations and
“Gallup’s conclusion: “Although U.S.-Russian tensions continue to simmer, more Americans are inclined to believe the U.S. is better off trying to improve relations with Russia”.
This finding must be truly humiliating for the anti-Russian RACIST US elite.
All that incessant propaganda and the Plebs refuse to listen? How dare they???
No doubt, this deluded supremacist elite will continue regardless.

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Smoke and mirrors…the seditious/traitorous element needed an excuse for their existence when they saw the writing on the wall, which they did despite the best efforts of their subservient moronic brainless lackeys in the mainstream media…hence Seth Rich’s leak became a Russian hack…and the 5th columnist ‘shadow government’ was created. The fact that 50%+/- of the USA (significantly more in NATO countries) have swallowed the carrion swill propaganda emitted by the main stream media over the last few decades and the general absence of common sense and cognition among those affected has incurred the “Trump Derangement Syndrome” and enables these… Read more »

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I seriously feel sorry for the masses, over in the US, who still believe whatever the MSM tell them.

Russia Buys Over 800,000 Ounces Of Gold In July After Dumping US Treasuries… https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-21/russia-buys-over-800000-ounces-gold-july-it-dumps-us-treasuries

Persecution of Maria Butina takes a nasty turn

In Monsters We Trust: US Mainstream Media No Friend of the American People