Kornacki: Racial Attitudes Of Blacks From Trump Supporters Not Far Off From Clinton Supporters

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MSNBC's Steve Kornacki took to the numbers to get a read on racial attitudes of blacks from voters on both sides of the aisle following Hillary Clinton's accusation that half of Trump voters are racist and "deplorables."

Kornacki ran through several poll questions asked of supporters of both candidates. Those polled were asked about their opinion on intelligence of black people, if they think blacks are more "lazy" than whites, if they view blacks as more "criminal" than whites and more.

While more Trump supporters held those views, a significant amount of Clinton voters shared the same opinion.

"If you are talking about the supporters and you look at these measures of racial attitudes, these attitudes are more prevalent with Trump supporters, but they are widespread. These are not insignificant. It's a bigger question to think about when we talk about racial attitudes in this country," Kornacki said about the correlation.

"You're going to find it in both political camps," Kornacki concluded.

From a Reuters/Ipsos poll conducted March 21-April 12 as read by Kornacki:

View blacks as less 'intelligent' than whites:
Trump supporters: 32%
Clinton supporters: 22%

View blacks as more 'lazy' than whites:
Trump supporters: 40%
Clinton supporters: 25%

View blacks as more 'rude' than whites:
Trump supporters: 44%
Clinton supporters: 30%

View blacks as more 'violent' than whites:
Trump supporters: 49%
Clinton supporters: 31%

View blacks as more 'criminal' than whites:
Trump supporters: 46%
Clinton supporters: 32%

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