by Kirkpatrick Sale: The
Truth About the Emancipation Proclamation
a long-time supporter of the secessionist movement, has sent me
notice of a nationwide poll on popular support for secession as
measured by a poll by the well-respected Public Policy Polling outfit
of Raleigh, NC, that Wikipedia has described as Democratic-leaning
and accurate. The poll, taken among 700 people in late November
and issued on December 4, 2012, has a margin of +/- 3.7 points.
Here is a report
he sent of the interesting to remarkable poll results,
along with pertinent comments:
viewed positively/sympathetically by:
46% of Hispanics,
14 million, and 31% of whites, 49 million.
We need to crank this irredentist sentiment into our calculations.
50% of conservatives.
This is by far the most support from by far the largest group, 41
million, of ideological supporters. By comparison 19% of liberals,
14 million, fall into this category.
35% of women
and only 29% of men.
We should discard the notion that women cannot be recruited.
50% of 18-29
We need to hunt where the ducks are.
are obvious: Lets go hunting.
Sale [send him mail] is
the author of a dozen books, including Human
Scale and Rebels
Against the Future: The Luddites and Their War on the Industrial
Revolution, and is the Director of the Middlebury Institute
for the study of separation, secession, and self-determination.
His most recent book is Emancipation
Hell: The Tragedy Wrought by the Emancipation Proclamation 150 Years
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