New ABC/Ipsos poll – Biden heavily underwater with Independents when it comes to crime, gun violence, and immigration pic.twitter.com/V6qC1v6B7T— Ryan James Girdusky (@RyanGirdusky) July 25, 2021
Biden’s approval/disapproval on the issues (change from last month)— Ryan James Girdusky (@RyanGirdusky) July 25, 2021
COVID: 63/36 (-9/+8)
Immigration: 37/61 (-/-)
The economy: 53/46 (-7/+8)
Gun violence: 37/61 (-5/+4)
Crime: 39/58 (-/-)
Leaving Afghanistan: 55/41 (-/-)
That’s very bad news for Biden. The economy and COVID were suppose to be his safe guards, but he’s close to losing double digit support on both issues since March.— Ryan James Girdusky (@RyanGirdusky) July 25, 2021
Imagine listening to this thing pic.twitter.com/9ZyOy8j1TJ— Brand New Commish (@BrandCommish) July 26, 2021
$1200 USD in California for this pic.twitter.com/HMmhR9Zdkw— ? ??Le?Roi?Louis?(re?follow)??? (@AlfredDolan1) July 25, 2021
I can’t say that I am surprised.
This is exactly what I said would happen when Joe gave his Joint Address to Congress in April. As COVID fades as an issue, I said that Biden would run into a wall in the Senate as concerns about immigration, crime, inflation and other issues which are unfavorable to Democrats began to spike.
“President Joe Biden at 100 days was celebrating a big legislative win and a bigger potential win for the nation.
Confidence that the pandemic was coming to an end was feeding a national optimism about the year ahead — a sentiment shared by 64% of Americans in an ABC News/Ipsos poll.
Biden at six months is fearing massive legislative paralysis as well as a potential resurgence of COVID-19. Optimism about the next 12 months has plummeted nearly 20 points in the latest iteration of that poll.
Concerns about the delta variant are only part of the story. Crime, immigration, inflation — all are mixing into a potentially toxic political stew for Biden and Democrats as they seek unity and some critical broader deals in the days ahead. …”
It turns out that it is worse than that.
“As President Joe Biden completed 100 days in office, the country was optimistic about the coming year, but now, just after hitting the six-month mark, Americans’ optimism about the direction of the country has plummeted nearly 20 points, a new ABC News/Ipsos poll finds.
A majority — 55% — of the public say they are pessimistic about the direction of the country, a marked change from the roughly one-third (36%) that said the same in an ABC News/Ipsos poll published May 2. In the early May survey, Americans were more optimistic than pessimistic by a 28-percentage point margin. Optimism is now under water by 10 points. Looking ahead to the next 12 months, fewer than half — 45% — now report feeling optimistic about the way things are going, a significant drop from about two-thirds (64%) in the May poll.
The decline in optimism has occurred across the board among Democrats, Republicans and independents. Optimism is down about 20 points among Democrats and Republicans and down 26 points among independents. Among Democrats, about 7 in 10 (71%) now say they are optimistic about the direction of the country over the next 12 months. …”
The Delta variant is the only thing that I didn’t anticipate.
I assumed that most people would get vaccinated and anti-vaxxers wouldn’t and that COVID would just sputter out in high temperatures over the summer before returning to some degree in a smaller wave in the fall. Instead, the Delta variant is also infecting people who have been vaccinated!
July the 4th was supposed to be “Independence Day” from COVID. It was supposed to be over and done and an issue in the W column for Joe Biden like the economy. All he had to do was distribute the vaccines and blame Trump’s incompetence for the elderly Holocaust. Clearly, it is not going to be that easy for Joe. The media is also scaremongering and hyping the Delta variant due to their ratings collapse which is weighing him done because most people were led to believe that this was almost over.