New Poll Show Most Americans Think Country Is Headed In Right Direction Under Biden, Highest Level Of Optimism In Almost 15 Years


A poll released Sunday by ABC News/Ipsos found that while Americans believe unity is low, the country is more optimistic than it has been in nearly 15 years.

The poll concluded that 64% of Americans feel optimistic about the direction of the country in the next 12 months, whereas 36% are pessimistic. The poll surveyed 513 U. S. adults from April 30 to May 1, 2021, and carries a 4.7 point margin of sampling error with a 95% confidence level.

Political attitudes, rather than coronavirus comeback fears, seem to be the “largest driver of pessimism,” as 60% of Republican respondents said they are pessimistic, the poll found.

23% of respondents said America has become more united since President Joe Biden took office in January. However, of the 23% who believe the country is more united now, the poll claimed that 87% directly credit Biden. Of the remaining … (Read more)

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