When Donald Trump signed his executive orders to institute extreme vetting for refugees and foreigners from countries with known ties to terrorism Obama and the media leaped into action.
Both tried to paint the picture that left-wing mobs at major city airports represented nation-wide outrage at Trump’s executive orders.
However, polling revealed some very bad news for Obama and the left.
A brand new Reiters-Ipsos poll found 48 percent of Americans supported Trump’s executive orders while just 41 percent opposed.
The survey also showed 44 percent of Independents backed Trump as opposed to 36 percent who opposed his executive orders.
Reuters poll: Trump exec order…
— Steve Kornacki (@SteveKornacki) January 31, 2017
Obama was quick to praise the protestors – many of whom conservatives claimed were professional protestors – for their resistance to Trump.
But Obama – and the media – are out-of-step with the country.
Americans recognize that a nation has every right to define its borders and set the parameters for who is – and who isn’t – allowed to enter their country.
Trump’s orders were moral, legal, constitutional and popular.
And now Obama and the media are left scrambling for a new line of attack.