Reading: Republicans no longer believe honesty is all that important

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Well, then:

 In 2007, an Associated Press-Yahoo poll found 71 percent of Republicans saying it is “extremely important” for presidential candidates to be honest, similar to 70 percent of Democrats and 66 percent of independents. The new Post poll shows identical shares of Democrats and independents prioritizing honesty in presidential candidates, but the share of Republicans who say honesty is extremely important has fallen to 49 percent, 22 points lower than in the AP-Yahoo poll.

I think some of my Trump-supporting friends believe they can support him and maintain their own character despite his clear moral degradation. Here’s a piece of evidence that suggests otherwise.

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