‘Out Of Control’: 80% Of Americans Say Country Is Off The Rails

‘Out Of Control’: 80% Of Americans Say Country Is Off The Rails

80% of Americans think the country is "out of control". That finding - from a new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll - is simultaneously terrifying, tragic and comedic, which is another way of saying it's a reflection of reality in 2020. The survey was conducted from May 28 through June 2, which means it does not capture Friday's better-than-expected jobs report, or Donald Trump's celebratory Rose Garden press event lauding what the president called "the greatest comeback in American history". Most
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6 thoughts on “‘Out Of Control’: 80% Of Americans Say Country Is Off The Rails

  1. This means whatever you want it to mean. And unfortunately says more about our inability to solve any problems through compromise.

  2. The “Out of Control” and approval of Congress are about the same question. Rs don’t like the D part of Congress so they don’t approve. Ds don’t like the Rs in Congress do they don’t approve. Viola, low approval rating. It is like mayo and pickles. Many people like mayo, many people like pickles, many people like both but few like them together.

  3. For Trump, everything in the economy is ‘easy’ and can be solved through bilateral agreements and the threat tariffs. The fact he abuses the office to bill taxpayers (and very likely propping up his business by other means) is icing on the cake. That’s the pretty much the extent of Trump as an ‘economic mastermind’.

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