Americans acting in good faith are destined to disagree on many issues of public concern. Colonists fighting the Revolutionary War couldn’t agree on much either, but they fought side by side for independence from foreign governments and the rejection of official corruption. Those two founding principles formed central pillars of American democracy. They still do.
Facts Are Stubborn Things
The truth is that on a critical issue, we are more united today than most people may realize, but not in a way Donald Trump likes. His approval ratings have plummeted to dramatic and historic pre-Inauguration lows:
ABC News/Washington Post: 40 percent – Compare that to the three most recent presidents-elect immediately prior to their inaugurations: Obama – 80 percent; George W. Bush – 72 percent; Clinton – 81 percent.
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Every major poll confirms Trump’s dismal standing with the American people:
CBS: 37 percent
CNN: 40 percent
Gallup: 44 percent
NBC/Wall Street Journal: 44 percent
Quinnipiac: 37 percent