It’s rare to hear anything negative about presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump on Fox News these days, which is why it was surprising to see Fox News tweet out the results of a recent poll showing that Donald Trump is deeply unpopular with the Latino community. In fact, the poll showed that just 23 percent of Latinos have a favorable opinion of Trump while a whopping 74 percent have a negative opinion:
— Fox News (@FoxNews) May 30, 2016
This caused a real glitch in the Fox News viewer Matrix, as people who are used to seeing stories about how Trump could win California were being exposed to negative information about their favorite candidate. They responded just as you’d expect them to — by lashing out at Latino voters in racist anger.
A brief sampling:
Who cares what spics think?
— Diana #MAGA (@genophilialove4) May 30, 2016
that's because their illegal relatives are gonna lose their benefits that every American pays for
— Diane (@DianeDeeegot) May 30, 2016
well this poll is bull,is Fix so stupid they asking illegals
— BGEEZ🇺🇸 (@BGEEZ) May 30, 2016
yes and why isn't it worse their scared they will lose all the free s there stealing from us government. Illegal and cashing in
— michael walker🏁 (@thebigwheel64) May 30, 2016
well of course. They are afraid the may have to go back home
— My Info (@askthemayven) May 30, 2016
— Go Home to Mexico, were all so tired of your crap, you live in a Country you take advantage of
— Pete Brown (@ut2004) May 30, 2016
You get the idea: These Fox News fans think the vast majority of Latino voters only dislike Trump because they are here illegally and are living the good life from welfare benefits when they aren’t out committing crimes. It couldn’t possibly be that they just don’t like being demonized and scapegoated by Trump and his followers.