Silent Majority

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The "Silent Majority" are:

  • Info Please: (1) "U.S. citizens who supported President Nixon's policies but who were not politically vocal, outspoken, or active: considered by him to constitute a majority; (2) "any group of people who are not outspoken and who are considered to constitute a majority." [1].
  • MSN Encarta : A "large group not expressing opinions: a significant number of a given population who choose not to express their views, often because of apathy or because they do not believe their views matter." [2]