Newt Gingrich: The woke left and media allies are on the attack but Americans of all races remain patriotic

Despite every effort of the Woke Left and its allies in the left-wing news media, most Americans remain proud of our country and value patriotism. The greatest dangers facing the Democrats in 2022 and 2024 are their radical wing’s constant outbursts of public anti-Americanism and their “woke” efforts to coerce Americans into accepting ideas they don’t believe in – and, in some cases, deeply repudiate. Despite everything in the woke-radical left-dominated media, Americans remain remarkably traditional in seeing themselves and how they value patriotism. McLaughlin & Associates surveyed for a Gingrich 360 project we are working on, and the results were far more definite than the left-wing media would lead you to expect.


Consider the following survey results.

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The left constantly uses divisive language and forces Americans to assume tribal identities along racial or ethnic lines rather than favor a shared national identity.

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Regardless, 87 percent of Americans see themselves primarily as Americans, while only 8 percent see themselves as persons of color. Blacks see themselves as Americans by a 66 percent to 28 percent margin. Hispanics are 76 percent to 17 percent pro-American identity. Specifically, among immigrant households, 85 percent consider themselves American, and only 11 percent consider themselves persons of color. So, the next time you hear some leftwing figure promoting racial or tribal identity over a united American identity, remember they are talking to one-tenth of the country and are rejected by 85 percent.

While the left is attacking America, our history, and our institutions, more than three in four Americans (78 percent) agree that the United States is the greatest country on earth. Only 19 percent disagree. Interestingly, 79  percent to 18 percent of immigrant households agree that the United States is the greatest nation on earth. While the left focuses on anti-American distortions of history and rants against the United States, three out of four Americans (75 percent) also agree that America is the most accessible and democratic country on the planet. This is true for Black Americans (64 percent), Hispanic Americans (72), and immigrant households (77 percent).

After all the ranting about systemic racism, critical race theory, and other efforts to get people to think about tribal divisiveness, the American ideal remains unifying and oriented toward individuals rather than groups. Ninety-one percent to 5 percent of Americans agree with Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. that the content of a person’s character is more important than the color of their skin. This remarkably consistent support of the American people for a positive view of America is a warning to the left: If you persist in being the racist, negative, divisive party that is trying to use the government and societal elitism to force tribal identities upon the American people, you will be rejected by massive majorities. Americans do not accept your warped and destructive repudiation of America. To read, hear, and watch more of Newt’s commentary, visit

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