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“Around the time of the election, we did see some people who would call out that they were Trump supporters, but since then, I don’t know if people necessarily need to say online that they support him – he’s the head of our nation whether you like it or not,” Davis Edwards said.
Match has a term for this: the “love deficit.” And it’s more significant under Trump than it was during Barack Obama’s presidency.Dr Okihiro says he performs necropsies on dead, stranded sharks along the bay, along with researchers at UC San Francisco, to analyze the parasite DNA in thee sharks.As the parasite slowly eats away that the brain, it causes the sharks to swim in circles or beach themselves, says Dr Okihiro.Researchers say that the deaths may be due to a parasite called .The parasite - a small, single-celled organism - enters via the nose and eats at the brain slowly.“It really does suck,” said Alexandra Gonzalez, 22, who lives in Sacramento and voted for Trump.
“It’s something that I don’t necessarily say on a first date or even a second date. With such a controversial topic, it’s something that I tend to veer away from.” Anti-Trump users could be finding fewer matches online.
Fifteen percent of all Americans reported using an online dating site or mobile app, up from 11 percent in 2013, and dating online has nearly tripled since among 18- to 24-year-olds over the same period. The outsized mention of Trump on dating sites could reflect the growing partisan divide across the country.
In a separate 2016 Pew study on partisanship and political animosity, 55 percent of Democrats said the Republican Party makes them “afraid,” and 49 percent of Republicans said the same thing about the Democratic Party.
“I’ve never seen it like this before, where people say ‘no’ to Trump supporters, or they only want to date other Trump supporters,” she said.
“It tells me that people are valuing politics much higher as a preference than they were before. It’s another example of how massively our dating culture has changed over the past four years, partly because of politics and also because of technology.” Tinder allows people 500 characters to write their profiles. Since January, many are using that limited space to make it public how much they detest Donald Trump.
analyzed dating activity before and after Trump’s election.