It seems that the deep state is of a concern to more minds that you might have thought. If you are one of those who is concerned about the government monitoring you, you are not in the minority. This poll from Monmouth University breaks down the demographics of who is worried and who is not.
Do you think that the government holds too much power? Do you think that the government is actively spying on Americans? Then you need to take a look at where you fit with your fellow citizens.
As Written and Reported By Ed Morrissey for Hot Air:
Concern over the so-called “deep state” isn’t just confined to the demographics that Hillary Clinton most laments. In fact, it’s not even confined to Trump country, or Republicans either. A new poll from Monmouth University shows large majorities of all political persuasions worried about an unaccountable cabal that controls the federal government, especially when it comes to surveillance:
A majority of the American public believe that the U.S. government engages in widespread monitoring of its own citizens and worry that the U.S. government could be invading their own privacy. The Monmouth University Poll also finds a large bipartisan majority who feel that national policy is being manipulated or directed by a “Deep State” of unelected government officials. Americans of color on the center and left and NRA members on the right are among those most worried about the reach of government prying into average citizens’ lives.
Just over half of the public is either very worried (23%) or somewhat worried (30%) about the U.S. government monitoring their activities and invading their privacy. There are no significant partisan differences – 57% of independents, 51% of Republicans, and 50% of….
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