by Chris Menahan, Information Liberation:
Forty percent of Democrats were comfortable telling a Morning Consult/Politico pollster they’re “happy” about President Trump testing positive for coronavirus and 31 percent said they’re “excited.”
On the other hand, 55 percent of Republicans said they were “sad” and 51 percent said “worried” (participants were asked to pick their top two emotions).
Of course, one look at Twitter could tell you Democrats are absolutely thrilled.
‘I Hope Trump Dies of Covid’ Says Netflix Contributor Kate Willett in Response to President’s Positive COVID Resultshttps://t.co/pe3uvFJUJ1
— Elefant Man (@DeeElefantMan) October 3, 2020
"I hope he dies"
– Former National Spokeswoman for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, Obama White House staffer Zara Rahim
This isn’t some random Twitter troll. Zara worked with Hillary Clinton and former President Barack Obama. Disturbed, evil Democrats are cheering tonight. https://t.co/f2d5mZKLiq
— Robby Starbuck (@robbystarbuck) October 2, 2020
There were so many people celebrating the prospect of Trump’s death that Twitter announced they were going to suspend users who wished for him to die.
Twitter to Suspend Users Wishing for President Trump’s Death https://t.co/gDohWRUorP
— Variety (@Variety) October 2, 2020
“What’s it tell you when a section of Americans openly wish death to the elected President of the United States and the First Lady, while protesting for the lives of violent criminals, thugs and rapists?” Andy Ngo said in a tweet on Friday evening.