Results for - Now that's rather Peggy

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On February 27th, the Wall Street Journal ran an Op Ed piece by Peggy Noonan, former speechwriter for President Reagan. The article attempts to explain the rise of Donald Trump and explore his rise in popularity. Ms. Noonan opines that Trump's rise is the result of the lack of protection and concern by the "protected" or "elite" class.

1. Are you familiar with Peggy Noonan or her writings?

Yes
13%
190 votes
No
75%
1,136 votes
Undecided
4%
54 votes
Not Applicable
8%
125 votes

2. Do you feel she is credible to understand political issues?

Yes
15%
228 votes
No
12%
184 votes
Undecided
27%
409 votes
Not Applicable
45%
684 votes

3. Central to her argument is that the "protected class" is unconcerned about immigration and its effect on working class Americans. Do you agree with her analysis?

Yes
23%
351 votes
No
16%
234 votes
Undecided
23%
340 votes
Not Applicable
39%
580 votes

4. Strangely absent in Ms. Noonan's essay is the role the "Washington Consensus" plays in immigration. The Washington Consensus was the political arrangement whereby goods, services, capital, and people were to freely flow across borders. Do you feel Globalization (the Washington Consensus) is still worth pursuing?

Yes
14%
207 votes
No
20%
295 votes
Undecided
28%
414 votes
Not Applicable
39%
589 votes

5. Lastly, Ms. Noonan looks to identify the "protected class" Using Ms. Noonan's choices, whom do you identify as the "protected class."

Politicians
36%
541 votes
Hollywood
22%
324 votes
Teacher's Unions
9%
136 votes
Other (please specify)
6%
86 votes
Not Applicable
52%
786 votes
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