Stat of the Day: Terrible Deterioration of Race Relations Under Obama
In our Liberty Update commentary last week, we noted the many failures of Barack Obama as president over the past eight years. Today, as the nation celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a Washington Post-ABC News survey shows just how disastrously race relations have declined under his watch:
In a recent Washington Post-ABC News poll, 63 percent of Americans think race relations are 'generally bad.' Shortly after Obama took office, that number was 22 percent. In the same time period, those who think race relations are 'generally good' plummeted from 66 percent to 32 percent."
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