Monday, June 22, 2020

Which Lives Matter?

Twice as may Americans back the “All Lives Matter” slogan over the “Black Lives Matter” slogan, says a new Rasmussen survey of 1,000 likely voters.

Among blacks, a 47 percent plurality picked “All Lives Matter” over the 44 percent who picked “Black Lives Matter.”

The June 15-16 poll asked respondents: “Which statement is closest to your own?”

“Black Lives Matter” was picked by 30 percent of voters, including 35 percent of voters under age 40, and 63 percent of liberals.

“All Lives Matter” was picked by 59 percent of all voters, 58 percent of swing-voters, and 56 percent of “moderate” voters.

“Black Lives Matter” was more favored by wealthier people. It was backed by just 34 percent of people earning less than $30,000 but by 53 percent of people who earn above $200,000. The slogan was picked by just 22 percent of high school graduates but by 41 percent of people with professional degrees.

This should be no surprise.  American blacks are not so fundamentally different from the rest of America, in spite of the image the left-wing news media emphasize of rappers, thugs, and looters.

Of course Americans with very high incomes are focused on race, because they feel guilty about their privilege, which has little or nothing to do with race.


  1. Black Lives Matter is an organization. Black lives matter is a statement. All lives matter is a statement. I know of no organization called All Lives Matter.

    David in Guntersville AL.

  2. "All Black Lives Matter" should be more acceptable to BLM.
    No "Racism" in THAT motto.

  3. But the wealthy whites want it to be about race, so they can say that poor whites have misused their privilege, and assuage more guilt.
    Knock out two guilts with one falsehood.