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Democrats are Tuning Out - Lackluster Interest in President Trump Impeachment Broadcasts.

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posted on Nov, 15 2019 @ 02:00 AM
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November 15, 2019

The first day of public testimony in the House Impeachment Inquiry against President Donald Trump was a BUST for Democrats, in more ways than one.

When it came to viewing what CNN-ABC-CBS-NBC billed as a riveting day of testimony, that would "bring to life" the Quid-Quo-Pro, Extortion, Bribery and Abuse of Power wielded by President Trump, relatively few Democrats bothered to tune in.

In total audience, MSNBC had 2.7 million viewers, ABC had 2 million, and CBS was close behind with 1.9 million. CNN was in fourth place with 1.85 million, and NBC was last among the major news players with 1.7 million viewers.
Source: deadline.com...

Public Sentiment Overall...

Inside the Red Rock Casino Resort in west Las Vegas, only a couple of the dozens of television screens on the main floor were tuned to the hearing. Lonnie Spray, a bartender at the casino's sports bar, said he had not heard much interest in the event from patrons.

"People that I'm talking to don't want it on because they think it's a sham," said Spray, who works the graveyard shift.

Billy Koester, the bartender at a pub in South Orange, New Jersey, said he wasn't paying close attention. "I just put it on because it's happening," he said.

Meanwhile, a small handful of Twitter users complained that the network special reports had pre-empted the game show staples of daytime television, such as "The Price Is Right" and "Let's Make a Deal."
Big Hype - Little Interest: www.nbcnews.com...

Compared to recent big events, the opening day of Trump Impeachment drew a smaller audience than the S.C. Justice Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearing in the Fall of 2018, and the James Comey testimony to Congress in July 2017.

Source: www.reuters.com... SKBN1XO2QC

The low viewership tells you that Democrats across the country are losing faith in, and even embarrassed by, their party leadership.

Also, most Democrats are doing better on a personal/family/financial level under Republican President Donald Trump, than they did when Democrat Barack Obama was President. They see Impeaching one of America's most successful Presidents as LUNACY. (Historians will too.)

-CareWeMust

edit on 11/15/2019 by carewemust because: (no reason given)



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posted on Nov, 15 2019 @ 02:07 AM
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Hardcore democrat supporters will be along shortly to say that they were too busy with their Crayolas and colouring books... or something like that...

Apparently...

Humour/off

Lags



posted on Nov, 15 2019 @ 02:39 AM
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a reply to: carewemust

the reason I believe falls into three categories.

one. they know or at very least heavily believe that the democrats will succeed in impeaching trump. So no need to watch it unfold... kinda like hillory supporters believing she was gonna win so no need for her to campaign / do appearances , or talk to the press very much.

two.... that no matter what the press will drive and promote trump impeachment full force. So actual viewership is irrelevant. On this they are quite correct .

three... that whatever happens (or irrationally believing) that the end result is (be impeachment or not) trump reputation will be so damaged him winning 2020 is impossible.

Hell these ideas have sustained them and drove them to continue attacks no matter how many gross failures they have had.

scrounger



posted on Nov, 15 2019 @ 02:58 AM
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originally posted by: Lagomorphe
Hardcore democrat supporters will be along shortly to say that they were too busy with their Crayolas and colouring books... or something like that...

Apparently...

Humour/off

Lags




What a load of crap, I finished all my colouring in yesterday.



posted on Nov, 15 2019 @ 03:05 AM
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originally posted by: hopenotfeariswhatweneed

originally posted by: Lagomorphe
Hardcore democrat supporters will be along shortly to say that they were too busy with their Crayolas and colouring books... or something like that...

Apparently...

Humour/off

Lags




What a load of crap, I finished all my colouring in yesterday.


Pffftttt...

I am sure you didn’t do the outlines correctly!? 🤪

Pics or it never happened...

Warmest

Lags
edit on 15-11-2019 by Lagomorphe because: I’m crap


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posted on Nov, 15 2019 @ 03:14 AM
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a reply to: carewemust
Says a lot about what people really think about this circus sideshow. Many Dem party members have realized this is a total waste of time and effort and sham that’s going absolutely nowhere in the end. Schiff is making a complete ass out of not only himself but the Party itself. They have the most fitting mascot ever.



posted on Nov, 15 2019 @ 03:51 AM
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a reply to: carewemust

thats over 10 million people

how many do you think " should " have watched ??

i assume its on during day - so most people @ work

< half country = democrats

10 million people having the fortitude to watch politicians sounds a lot to me

i note C-SPAN viewer figures are not listed - wonder why

so just for context - what are the " usual " viewer participations for political iciocy [ previous ] ???????????



posted on Nov, 15 2019 @ 03:55 AM
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a reply to: scrounger

But 25% of the attendees at President Trump's Louisiana rally last night were Democrats.

The Stats: twitter.com...

In New Mexico, it was 33%.

Democrat Congressman Green lamented that unless President Trump is removed from office before November 2020, he's a shoe-in for being re-elected. He hasn't been invited back to CNN or MSNBC since pointing out how THE REAL WORLD is operating.



posted on Nov, 15 2019 @ 03:58 AM
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a reply to: Lagomorphe

America is diverse. It would be boring if every ATS member agreed with every other ATS member.



posted on Nov, 15 2019 @ 04:21 AM
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originally posted by: mtnshredder
a reply to: carewemust
Says a lot about what people really think about this circus sideshow. Many Dem party members have realized this is a total waste of time and effort and sham that’s going absolutely nowhere in the end. Schiff is making a complete ass out of not only himself but the Party itself. They have the most fitting mascot ever.


Trump


“When you talk about innocent, I am truly not involved (in) any form of collusion with Russia. Believe me, that’s the last thing I can think of to be involved in.”


Nixon


“I welcome this kind of examination because people have got to know whether or not their president is a crook. Well, I am not a crook. I’ve earned everything I’ve got.”


Trump


“There was no obstruction. I mean, unless you call obstruction the fact that I fight back. I fight back. I really fight back. If you call that obstruction, that's fine. But there's no obstruction.”


Nixon


“I made my mistakes. But in all of my years of public life, I have never profited, never profited from public service. I’ve earned every cent. And in all of my years of public life, I have never obstructed justice.”


Trump


“Of the 34 people (charged with crimes), many of them were bloggers from Moscow or they were people that had nothing to do with me, had nothing to do with what they’re talking about, or they were people that got caught telling a fib or telling a lie.”


Nixon


“I first learned from news reports of the Watergate break-in. I was appalled at this senseless, illegal action. And I was shocked to learn that employees of the re-election committee were apparently among those guilty.”


Trump


“Mike Flynn is a fine person, and I asked for his resignation. He respectfully gave it … what he did wasn’t wrong.”

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posted on Nov, 15 2019 @ 04:27 AM
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The Democrats should tune in it’s a barrel of laughs.

It’s like inquiry a parade of stupid and Schiff is the MC .



posted on Nov, 15 2019 @ 04:33 AM
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a reply to: carewemust



The first day of public testimony in the House Impeachment Inquiry against President Donald Trump was a BUST for Democrats, in more ways than one.

You must have been watching a different one from me.
It was a work day most folks are not in front of a TV at ten AM.
Same with comparing it to Kavanaugh and Comey, smaller but smaller than what? Those also were daytime work day events.
And you can be sure that the folks who didnt sit through it got all the coverage of the main points from their local nightly news. Everybody is interested in this.



"People that I'm talking to don't want it on because they think it's a sham," said Spray, who works the graveyard shift.


And that, lol, is the opinion of a bartender who works the graveyard shift in a Las Vegas bar that isn't even on the strip. Ho hum, who are his customers?



posted on Nov, 15 2019 @ 04:36 AM
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I disagree🤪



posted on Nov, 15 2019 @ 05:02 AM
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It's all for and about the elite having their day. Nothing for the average person. They know it's not going anywhere no matter how hard they want it to.

FOX News ratings are up because people are not sticking to a single source other than coming back to compare what everyone says.




posted on Nov, 15 2019 @ 05:21 AM
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a reply to: Sillyolme

ok PRECISELY what EVIDENCE did the witnesses present that COUNTERED OR PROVED WRONG the transcript of the ACTUAL PHONE CONVERSATION , the TESTIMONY (in multiple medias/outlets) from THE PRESIDENT OF UKRAINE stating there was NO quip pro quo , that ukraine got ALL the aid , and that NONE OF WHAT WAS ACCUSED to be demanded by trump didnt happen?

because their "opinion" and "recollection" does not rise to above even the HARD EVIDENCE of a transcript.


unless you can present that then your just repeating propaganda .

scrounger



posted on Nov, 15 2019 @ 05:25 AM
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I don’t know what you guys are SOOO scared of, but our ardent Trump supporters just continue to do everything to discredit the Constitutional process currently underway in the House. It’s almost ... rabid, like sticking your fingers in your ears and shrieking to drown out something you don’t want to hear.

Let the Dems have enough rope to hang themselves with. Your guy Trump has the Senate in his back pocket, right?

edit on 15-11-2019 by Gryphon66 because: Noted



posted on Nov, 15 2019 @ 05:32 AM
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Your guy Trump has the Senate in his back pocket, right?

The same senate who's intelligence committee determined that it was Russia who hacked the DNC and interfered with the 2016 elections? Not Ukraine? That senate?



posted on Nov, 15 2019 @ 05:44 AM
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a reply to: Sillyolme

Comrade.

NBC News is much credible


NBC News (@NBCNews) Analysis: The first two witnesses called Wednesday testified to President Trump's scheme, but lacked the pizzazz necessary to capture public attention. nbcnews.to/2pfAayE


Nyet? Da?



posted on Nov, 15 2019 @ 05:45 AM
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a reply to: scrounger

Testimony. It's looking pretty bad right now.

Today Yovanovich gets to tell us how she was moved out of the way because she objected to the direction of Rudy Giuliani's negotiations.
How even though she did nothing wrong as reported by her superiors, she was being removed from her post.
How she 'the woman' was "going to go through some things"... He couldn't even bother learning her name... he just knew he needed her out of the way.
Perhaps a few more should tune in.



posted on Nov, 15 2019 @ 05:53 AM
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a reply to: Waterglass

You know what they say about opinions right?
and they all stink...
That doesnt mean that people are not interested. The reporting of the testimony was abbreviated and easily digested by most. Whereas the actually testimony got a bit wordy. I think most got the message about how much Ukraine depends on us and how much this move to strongarm them into some scandal put them on the spot.
Todays testimony may spark more interest.
But even if there isnt a great big audience doesn't mean people are not interested.



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