Would you like to see radical change in America? Sweeping immigration reform? The end of Obamacare? Something even more dramatic?
This week at OurValues, we will discuss what the latest election results mean.
Stalemate and gridlock are likely, now that the Republicans control both the Senate and the House and a Democrat sits in the White House. Then again, Obama may take unilateral action and radically alter our immigration policies through executive action. And, in 2016, if the Republicans retain control of both houses and the presidency, we might see radical change of a different sort.
Let’s start our discussion with this question—Who do you think wants to make radical change in America: Democrats or Republicans?
Democrats is the answer, according to a post-election survey by the Public Religion Research Institute. A majority of Americans (53%) say that Democrats want to radically transform society, compared to only 33% who say that it’s the Republicans who want to do that. Not surprisingly, the vast majority of Tea Party member, Republicans, and conservatives say that Democrats, more than Republicans, want to remake American society.
However, more Americans say that the Republican party is more extreme in its positions, compared to those who say that the Democratic party is extreme in its positions.
Do you think that Democrats, more than Republicans, want to radically change America?
Would prefer radical change by Democrats or Republicans—or no radical change at all?
Your viewpoint is important!
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