Despite the mainstream media’s unending fixation on the “March for our Lives” protests, their narrative is beginning to crumble. The media is giving the wrong impression about who made up the march last weekend and one researcher has done the survey to prove it.
It’s not a big surprise the media spins everything in favor of their agenda. They have used propaganda to brainwash the masses for years and this is just one more little bit of evidence that should erode their credibility further. Only about 10% of those who marched in the “March for our Lives” were actually teenagers.
“My research tells a different story about who participated in the March for Our Lives — and it is more complicated and less well-packaged for prime time,” University of Maryland sociology professor Dana R. Fisher wrote in a Wednesday story for the Washington Post.
The students did not pull this off on their own either, as the media is leading everyone to believe.
With the help of some well-resourced benefactors, including Oprah Winfrey and George Clooney, the survivors organized an extraordinary rally in D.C. and sister marches around the country in a mere six weeks.
However, the young faces of the advocates have created an assumption that “youth” and “students” are the core of the movement. My research tells a different story about who participated in the March for Our Lives — and it is more complicated and less well-packaged for prime time. –Washington Post
While the media focuses solely on teenagers, the data tells a vastly different story. Approximately, 90 percent of the crowd was actually adults.
Fisher said that during the March for Our Lives, her team sampled 256 people who were randomly selected (about every fifth person according to her account). This gave the team the chance to provide evidence about who attended the March for Our Lives and why. The average age of adults in the crowd was just under 49. So far, the data set includes surveys collected from 1,745 protest participants.
Like previous gun-control marches, the March for Our Lives was also mostly women. Whereas the 2017 Women’s March was 85 percent, women, the March for Our Lives was 70 percent women.
Even more interesting was that the new protesters (those who hadn’t protested before) were not motivated by the issue of gun control. In fact, only 12 percent of the people who were new to protesting reported that they were motivated to join the march because of the gun-control issue, compared with 60 percent of the participants with experience protesting. They claim to be protesting wars and Donald Trump in general.
Some, Fisher said, came for entertainment. The march offered a free concert which was done to draw a bigger crowd and many didn’t actually care much about the reason the march was even organized.
Unsurprisingly, 79 percent of those marching identified as “left-leaning” and 89 percent reported voting for Hillary Clinton.
It sure seems like marches are being organized just so people can publically announce their offense at something and the media can blow it out of proportion. Propaganda is a fascinating tool to control the public.
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