Trumpism Has No Heirs

The king is dead, long live the king.

#conservatism-us-politics, #conservative-political-action-conference, #nationalism-theory-and-philosophy, #polls-and-public-opinion, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Trump Should Be a Celebrity Vaccine Ambassador

White Republicans are among the most skeptical about “the jab.” There’s one man who can change that.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #polls-and-public-opinion, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vaccination-and-immunization

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Trump Wins CPAC Straw Poll, but Only 68 Percent Want Him to Run Again

The Conservative Political Action Conference, made up largely of far-right Trump supporters, held two 2024 presidential straw polls. Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida won one that did not include Mr. Trump.

#conservative-political-action-conference, #desantis-ron, #hawley-josh-d-1979, #noem-kristi, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2024, #trump-donald-j

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A Spreadsheet of China’s Censorship Shows the Human Toll

An online spreadsheet with an anonymous minder tabulates Xi Jinping’s crackdown on speech.

#china, #computer-security, #computers-and-the-internet, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #freedom-of-speech-and-expression, #freedom-of-the-press, #political-prisoners, #politics-and-government, #polls-and-public-opinion

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Give Biden a Chance? On Covid Aid, Some Trump Voters Just Might

Republican leaders in Washington firmly oppose the president’s stimulus plan, but a sizable number of Trump voters support it, interviews and polls show.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #conservatism-us-politics, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act-2020, #national-debt-us, #polls-and-public-opinion, #republican-party, #stimulus-economic, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-economy, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters

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Give Biden a Chance? On Covid Aid, Some Trump Voters Just Might

Republican leaders in Washington firmly oppose the president’s stimulus plan, but a sizable number of Trump voters support it, interviews and polls show.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #conservatism-us-politics, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act-2020, #national-debt-us, #polls-and-public-opinion, #republican-party, #stimulus-economic, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-economy, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters

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More Adult Americans Are Identifying as L.G.B.T., Gallup Poll Finds

A survey found that 5.6 percent of adults described themselves as L.G.B.T. in 2020, up from 4.5 percent in 2017.

#discrimination, #gallup-poll, #gay-and-lesbian-alliance-against-defamation, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #polls-and-public-opinion, #same-sex-marriage-civil-unions-and-domestic-partnerships, #transgender-and-transsexuals, #trevor-project

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Mitch McConnell Would Like Trump to Fade Away

Good luck with that.

#cheney-liz, #elections-house-of-representatives, #elections-senate, #endorsements, #greene-marjorie-taylor-1974, #lowry-richard, #mcconnell-mitch, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2024, #public-religion-research-institute, #republican-party, #senate, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #tea-party-movement, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Democrats Beat Trump in 2020. Now They’re Asking: What Went Wrong?

Disappointed by down-ballot losses, Democratic interest groups are joining forces to conduct an autopsy of the election results. Republicans do not yet seem willing to reckon with the G.O.P.’s major defeats.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #congressional-black-caucus, #democratic-party, #elections-house-of-representatives, #end-citizens-united, #latino-victory-fund, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #third-way

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Republicans Struggle to Derail Increasingly Popular Stimulus Package

Polls show a $1.9 trillion rescue plan polls strongly across the country, including with many Republican voters, despite a scattershot series of attacks from congressional Republicans.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #democratic-party, #house-of-representatives, #law-and-legislation, #polls-and-public-opinion, #senate, #stimulus-economic, #united-states-politics-and-government

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My Veteran Problem

I have an instinct to protect the image of American service members. But veterans alone should not control the conversation.

#movies, #polls-and-public-opinion, #veterans, #vietnam-war

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Americans Support Convicting Trump, but Only Narrowly

Most Americans say the former president bears responsibility for the Capitol attack by his supporters, but a slimmer majority is in favor of convicting him at the Senate’s impeachment trial.

#impeachment, #polls-and-public-opinion, #senate, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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A Holistic View of Vaccine Hesitancy

From the perspective of Black people, particularly many young ones, the government is not to be trusted.

#age-chronological, #black-people, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #polls-and-public-opinion, #united-states, #vaccination-and-immunization

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Fighting Covid Is Like Fighting a War

Why Biden needs to go big and ignore the worriers.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #committee-for-a-responsible-federal-budget, #congressional-budget-office, #coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act-2020, #federal-reserve-system, #polls-and-public-opinion, #recession-and-depression, #stimulus-economic, #summers-lawrence-h, #united-states-economy

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Biden’s Policies Are Popular. What Does That Mean for Republicans?

Polls show that on issues like a stimulus bill, climate change and immigration, most Americans support the president’s plans. Torn by infighting, the G.O.P. is still figuring out its lines of attack.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #minimum-wage, #polls-and-public-opinion, #republican-party, #stimulus-economic, #united-nations-framework-convention-on-climate-change, #united-states-politics-and-government

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The QAnon Delusion Has Not Loosened Its Grip

Millions of Americans continue to actively participate in multiple conspiracy theories. Why?

#conspiracy-theories, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #greene-marjorie-taylor-1974, #mcconnell-mitch, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #qanon, #republican-party, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voter-fraud-election-fraud

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The Bipartisanship Trap

A group of Republican senators has offered up a meager Covid relief plan that is deeply unserious.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #democratic-party, #polls-and-public-opinion, #republican-party, #senate, #stimulus-economic, #united-states-economy, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Biden’s Approval Rating Is Trump’s in Reverse

Support from a slim majority might be all President Biden can expect — and maybe it’s all he needs.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #polls-and-public-opinion, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Trump’s Shadow Lingers Over Divided G.O.P.

Republicans seem more focused on attacking those who break with the former president, than members who continue to push violent conspiracy theories that flourished under his leadership.

#mccarthy-kevin-1965, #mcconnell-mitch, #monmouth-university, #polls-and-public-opinion, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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A Hall of Fame Poll Allows the Players to Vote

Results of an annual poll suggest players largely agree with writers on Baseball Hall of Fame voting. They differ on Curt Schilling, Todd Helton and performance-enhancing drugs.

#baseball, #baseball-hall-of-fame, #bonds-barry, #clemens-roger, #halls-of-fame, #helton-todd, #polls-and-public-opinion, #schilling-curt, #spaeder-ryan-m, #steroids

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The Trump Presidency Is Now History. So How Will It Rank?

As scholars consider the legacy of Donald J. Trump, it appears that even the woefully inadequate James Buchanan has some serious competition.

#polls-and-public-opinion, #presidents-and-presidency-us

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Hola, President Biden. Latin America Has a Message for You.

Promoting democracy across the region should be the cornerstone in the U.S. relationship with its neighbors south of the border.

#latin-america, #politics-and-government, #polls-and-public-opinion, #united-states-economy

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Biden’s Classy Call for an ‘America United’

“America has been tested, and we’ve come out stronger for it.”

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #democratic-party, #inaugurations, #polls-and-public-opinion, #republican-party, #speeches-and-statements, #trump-donald-j, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Why Some Americans Are Eager for a Break from the Trump News Cycle

Some Americans are eager for a break from the constant news produced by President Trump. Others said his term had only inspired them to be more involved in activism.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #polls-and-public-opinion, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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‘He Was Just Everywhere’: A Tired Country After Four Years of Trump

Some Americans are eager for a break from the constant news produced by President Trump. Others said his term had only inspired them to be more involved in activism.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #polls-and-public-opinion, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Trump Polls: What They Say About Impeachment and His Possible Removal

Clear majorities of Americans believe the president is responsible for the riot at the Capitol last week, but support for impeaching and removing him is not as widespread, polls suggest.

#impeachment, #polls-and-public-opinion, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Are We Stuck With Trump in the White House?

Let’s talk about options to remove him, and to change norms.

#attacks-on-police, #capitol-building-washington-dc, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #house-of-representatives, #impeachment, #polls-and-public-opinion, #senate, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #twenty-fifth-amendment-us-constitution, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Good News About the Coronavirus Vaccine Is Becoming Contagious

Polls show that pervasive skepticism is melting, partly because of the high efficacy rates in trials and the images of real people getting the shot.

#black-people, #city-university-of-new-york, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #disease-rates, #kaiser-family-foundation, #moderna-inc, #pew-research-center, #pfizer-inc, #polls-and-public-opinion, #propublica, #race-and-ethnicity, #vaccination-and-immunization, #your-feed-science

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On Working With Congress, Biden Predicts Success Where Predecessors Failed

The president-elect insisted that his skills and his history would enable him to secure bipartisan support for bold initiatives.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #democratic-party, #house-of-representatives, #polls-and-public-opinion, #republican-party, #senate, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Shinzo Abe Aide Faces Fine Over Campaign Finance Allegations

Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said he had unintentionally misrepresented the facts around a political finance scandal after prosecutors announced they would seek to punish a former aide to Shinzo Abe.

#abe-shinzo, #corruption-institutional, #hiroyuki-haikawa, #japan, #politics-and-government, #polls-and-public-opinion, #suga-yoshihide

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Covid-19: How Much Herd Immunity is Enough?

Scientists initially estimated that 60 to 70 percent of the population needed to acquire resistance to the coronavirus to banish it. Now Dr. Anthony Fauci and others are quietly shifting that number upward.

#centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #disease-rates, #fauci-anthony-s, #lipsitch-marc, #measles, #national-institute-for-allergy-and-infectious-disease-niaid, #polls-and-public-opinion, #vaccination-and-immunization, #world-health-organization, #your-feed-health

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In Georgia, a Rare Campaign Where People’s Eyes Aren’t Glued to the Polls

Two consequential Senate races are taking place with very few public opinion surveys to help understand how voters feel.

#elections, #elections-senate, #georgia, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020

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What Are the Greatest 2,020 Songs Ever? Philadelphia Is Deciding

The Philly radio station WXPN polled its listeners and is revealing their choices in a marathon show. “I treasure the folly of it,” our critic writes.

#music, #philadelphia-pa, #polls-and-public-opinion, #pop-and-rock-music, #radio, #wxpn-88-5

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What’s Next for Trump Voters Who Believe the Election Was Stolen?

Some are certain the election was fraudulent. Others aren’t so sure. What becomes of their skepticism has important implications for American democracy.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #voter-fraud-election-fraud

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Trump Administration Plans a Rushed Effort to Encourage Americans to Be Vaccinated

A large-scale public education campaign, delayed by false starts and investigations, will get off the ground just as the coronavirus vaccine becomes available to high-risk Americans.

#azar-alex-m-ii, #caputo-michael-r, #celebrities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #fauci-anthony-s, #health-and-human-services-department, #online-advertising, #polls-and-public-opinion, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vaccination-and-immunization, #weber-mark

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Joe Biden Should Build on Common Ground

There is progress to be made on policies most Americans support.

#agriculture-department, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #environmental-protection-agency, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #house-of-representatives, #infrastructure-public-works, #labor-and-jobs, #law-and-legislation, #pelosi-nancy, #polls-and-public-opinion, #senate, #united-states-politics-and-government

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What to Do About Doctors Who Push Misinformation?

They have crossed the line from free speech to medical practice — or in this case, something akin to malpractice.

#atlas-scott-w, #doctors, #federation-of-state-medical-boards, #hydroxychloroquine-drug, #johnson-ron-1955, #malpractice, #medicine-and-health, #orient-jane-m, #oskoui-ramin, #polls-and-public-opinion, #rumors-and-misinformation

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Obama’s Curious Cautiousness

He is a great politician, but he is not an activist.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #obama-barack, #police-reform, #polls-and-public-opinion, #united-states-politics-and-government

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After Biden Win, Nation’s Republicans Fear the Economy Ahead

Polling shows that Republicans have turned bearish on the outlook for their family finances since the election, while Democratic optimism is rising.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #democratic-party, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #recession-and-depression, #republican-party, #surveymonkey, #united-states-economy

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Our Democracy’s Near-Death Experience

Now is no time for complacency. The next Congress must shore up our institutions.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #russian-interference-in-2016-us-elections-and-ties-to-trump-associates, #trump-donald-j, #voter-fraud-election-fraud

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Most Republicans Say They Doubt the Election. How Many Really Mean It?

Survey research tries to sort out the typical partisan reactions to a loss from an erosion of trust that may be more lasting.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voter-fraud-election-fraud, #voting-and-voters

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What Facebook Fed the Baby Boomers

Many Americans’ feeds are nightmares. I know because I spent weeks living inside two of them.

#baby-boomers, #computers-and-the-internet, #conspiracy-theories, #donovan-joan-social-scientist, #facebook-inc, #news-and-news-media, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #rumors-and-misinformation, #social-media

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Ad Council’s Challenge: Persuade Skeptics to Believe in Covid Vaccines

The nonprofit marketing group led a polio vaccine campaign in the 1950s. Now it is working on a $50 million ad blitz to counter concerns about coming treatments.

#advertising-and-marketing, #advertising-council, #black-people, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #polls-and-public-opinion, #rumors-and-misinformation, #vaccination-and-immunization

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What 635 Epidemiologists Are Doing for Thanksgiving

Those who are gathering with family or friends are taking precautions or rethinking their holiday rituals altogether. Most are staying home.

#centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #holidays-and-special-occasions, #polls-and-public-opinion, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #thanksgiving-day

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Trump Is Salting the Soil of American Democracy

It’s disgraceful, as is the support of his accomplices.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #cybersecurity-and-infrastructure-security-agency, #krebs-christopher-c, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #presidential-transition-us, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voter-fraud-election-fraud

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Trump Fires Again, This Time a Cybersecurity Official

Two readers say the president fired an election official, Christopher Krebs, for his honesty and integrity. Also: A post-mortem on polling.

#krebs-christopher-c, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Americans Are More Willing to Take a Coronavirus Vaccine, Poll Suggests

The Gallup survey held promise for an eventual vaccine rollout, but its authors cautioned that confidence remained lower than it was earlier in the pandemic.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #gallup-organization, #polls-and-public-opinion, #united-states, #vaccination-and-immunization

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A Popular Political Site Made a Sharp Right Turn. What Steered It?

Real Clear Politics has been catering to campaign obsessives since 2000. It pitches itself as a “trusted, go-to source” for unbiased polling. The Trump era changed its tone, and funding sources.

#conservatism-us-politics, #federalist-the-web-site, #news-and-news-media, #philanthropy, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #realclearpolitics, #trump-donald-j

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Groupthink Has Left the Left Blind

A constricted view of the world leaves progressives surprised by the world as it is.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #democratic-party, #hispanic-americans, #new-york-magazine, #news-and-news-media, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #substack-inc, #sullivan-andrew, #trump-donald-j

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What Happens if Trump Doesn’t Concede?

Ross Douthat and Michelle Goldberg debate what the next 10 transitional weeks might look like and what went wrong with the polls.

#politics-and-government, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-transition-us, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voter-fraud-election-fraud

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