“Downhill, Disaster, Hard Times” – Under Joe Biden, 71% of Americans Say Country is on the Wrong Track: NBC Poll

71% of Americans say the country is on the wrong track, according to a new NBC poll.

“Asked to describe where America is headed in the next year, more than two-thirds use negative words and phrases: ‘downhill,’ ‘wrong track,’ ‘disaster,’ ‘hard times,’ and ‘uncertainty'” NBC’s “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd said on Sunday.


NBC News reported:

Maybe most troubling for Biden in the poll are his presidential attributes. He gets his highest marks for being easygoing and likable (45% of all adults give Biden a positive score here) and for being knowledgeable and experienced enough to handle the presidency (42% give him a positive rating).

But his lowest marks come on being honest and trustworthy (34%), having the ability to handle a crisis (32%), being competent and effective as president (31%), having the necessary mental and physical health to be president (28%) and uniting the country (23%).

Many of these scores are down significantly from when Biden first took office, according to the poll.

“Since January 2021, Biden has dropped 17 points on uniting the country, 15 points on his ability to handle a crisis, 13 points on being knowledgeable and experienced enough to handle the presidency, and 9 points on being honest and trustworthy,” said Horwitt, the Democratic pollster.

What also stands out in the survey is the public’s continued sour mood: 71% believe the nation is headed in the wrong direction (essentially unchanged from the 72% who said this in November), and 64% say their family’s income is falling behind the cost of living (63% said this in Sept. 2022).

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