Almost half of the Republicans surveyed say Chauvin’s verdict was a false result.


A whopping 46 percent of Republicans who voted after Derek Chauvin was found guilty have problems with the jury’s verdict.

A CBS News / YouGov poll of more than 2,500 Americans noted a major difference in partisan opinion related to last week’s verdict in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer. Derek Chauvin For the murder of George Floyd.

According to polls, 90% of Democrats believe that Chauvin’s conviction for all three counts of two-time murder, three-time murder, and two-time manslaughter is “correct.”

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is posing for a reserved photo after being convicted of all three charges for the murder of George Floyd.  (Photo by Getty Images, Minnesota Corrections Bureau)

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is posing for a reserved photo after being convicted of all three charges for the murder of George Floyd. (Photo by Getty Images, Minnesota Corrections Bureau)

Seventy-five percent of those who declare themselves independent have also declared it a correct verdict.

But more than half of those who claim to be Republicans believe that justice has been provided. A whopping 46% said Chauvin’s verdict was wrong.

In another poll conducted by Morning Consult, 66% of Republican voters said that “violence against police” was a more serious problem than violence against African Americans.

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In CBS poll, Respondents were also asked to evaluate the president Joe Biden And his treatment of Floyd’s death and the circumstances surrounding the subsequent Chauvin trial. 60% of respondents said they would approve the president’s control of the matter.

The CBS survey asked respondents to evaluate their views on the local police station. African Americans were overwhelmingly less likely to consider local police stations as “very good” or “somewhat good.”

Writer and podcast host Amy Siskind I have written On Twitter: “46% of Republicans believe Chauvin’s conviction is wrong, and 45% of Republicans do not plan to be vaccinated. Those who want to draw a Venn diagram Tucker Carlson audience? “

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Carlson himself said in Fox News: “Everyone was completely aware of the consequences of the acquittal in this case. After almost a year of incineration, looting and murder. [the Black Lives Matter movement], It was never suspicious. “

He has constantly perpetuated the myth that Black Lives Matter is an anarchist group burning American cities, but in fact most racial justice protests are peaceful.

Despite his opinion and the opinion of many of his viewers, some conservative parliamentary leaders did not disagree with Chauvin’s verdict. “The judicial system is working,” said a Republican Ohio lawmaker. Jim jordan Said Last Tuesday. “Last summer, what happened to George Floyd was as wrong as possible, and he said the judicial system would work. That’s what we saw.

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