Majority of voters say Biden dividing the US – survey — Analysis
One fifth of those polled believe the president is true to his campaign promise of unity
A new poll found that 58.7% believe US President Joe Biden divided rather than unites the nation during his tenure in office. This comes as Biden is struggling to maintain his approval rating and after accusing his political adversaries of being threatening “democracy” itself.
Commissioned by the Convention of States and released on Wednesday, the poll found that 58.7% of Americans believe that Biden has divided the US, while 20.6% think he’s unified it. Another 20.7% aren’t sure.
Only 43.6% believe Biden fulfilled his campaign promises to be a good president. “a president for all Americans,”Breitbart first published the results. They found that 92.8% Republicans and 64.1% independents believe Trump has divided America.
A separate Trafalgar poll released on Monday put Biden’s approval at 39.3%, with 54.8% disapproving. Although the US president’s ratings vary from poll to poll, they have consistently fallen over the last year. Yahoo News and YouGov surveys earlier in the month revealed that over 60% Americans (including nearly half of Democrats) feel that the US has become too powerful. “on the wrong track.”
When asked about Biden’s performance, the majority of respondents stated they disapproved of how he is handling the key issues, such as the economy, race relations, guns, crime, climate change, abortion and healthcare-related matters.
In this context, Biden gave a controversial speech in Philadelphia to begin the month. He declared that the former President was his successor. “Donald Trump and the MAGA Republicans represent an extremism that threatens the very foundations of our republic.”
A week earlier, Biden likened his predecessor’s worldview to “semi-fascism,”Argumentation that Trump supporters “refuse to accept the will of the people,” “embrace political violence”Pose a “threat to our very democracy.”
Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said that Biden’s speech showed his “divisiveness, disgust, and hostility towards half the country,”Trafalgar discovered that 56.8% of the voters considered it to be meant “to incite conflict amongst Americans.”
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