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Time For A Coup? Faith In The Military Soars As Trust In Media, Politicians Plunges

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When Sheriff David Clarke declared it's "pitchforks and torches time," he may have been on to something.

 

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: It's time for 'pitchforks & torches' in America

 

— FOX & Friends (@foxandfriends)

 

With a record low 19% of Americans trusting the government and belief in the media collapsing, it appears "we, the people" have faith in only one group... the military.

 

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Trust in government has collapsed...

 

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And America's trust in media remains at historical lows...

 

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So with no trust in government or the media, who do the American people still have faith in?

 

One-third of the public (33%) has a great deal of confidence in the military and an additional 46% say they have a fair amount of confidence. The high ranking of the military is consistent with a 2013 Pew Research Center survey, which found 78% of the public said the military contributes “a lot” to society.

 

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So, is it time for a military coup in America?

 

Source: Pew Research

 

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