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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
Surprise! Despite the media focus, most Americans were not very interested in the Zimmerman trial!
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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The charts above are explained HERE:

The final days of the trial of George Zimmerman, which concluded July 13 with a verdict of not guilty, attracted relatively modest public interest overall. In a weekend survey, 26% say they were following news about the trial very closely.

This is lower than interest in the initial controversy over Trayvon Martinís shooting when it erupted last year. In March 2012, 35% said they followed news about Martinís shooting very closely.

However, the story has consistently attracted far more interest among blacks than whites Ė and that remained the case in the trialís ...

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