Empower Wisconsin | Jan. 26, 2022
The numbers just keep getting worse for Democrats in charge in a mid-term election year.
A new poll by Convention of States Action finds just a quarter of American voters believe their family’s financial situation will get better in 2022. The poll of 1,000 likely 2022 election voters, conducted by renown national pollster The Trafalgar Group, shows nearly 75 percent of respondents believe their family’s financial situation will stay the same or worsen this year — 41 percent saying things are bound to get worse.
Even a “stupid son-of-a-bitch” knows that soaring inflation, supply shortages, and extremely volatile markets are happening on the watch of President Joe Biden and his fellow Democrats who control congress. And the people in charge look overmatched in the eyes of a vast majority of Americans.
“There is no way around it, these are awful numbers,” said Mark Meckler, president of Convention of States Action. “Considering that most voters are already experiencing hardships due to the continued supply chain and inflation crises, the fact that so many fully expect things are going to get worse for their families this year is a clear signal they’re planning on supporting big changes at the ballot box this November.”
You know things are rough when Dems lose NBC News liberal apologist Chuck Todd.
“President Biden’s news conference on Wednesday was designed to kick off a second year reset of his presidency, recapture his political identity, if you will, but our new NBC News poll suggests Mr. Biden does need a reset because he’s lost his identity a bit,” Todd said, referring to Biden’s heavily panned press conference last week.
“He’s no longer seen as competent and effective, no longer seen as a good commander-in-chief, or perhaps most damaging, as easy-going and likable. In fact, just 5% of adults say Mr. Biden has performed better than expected as president, one of the many lowest firsts and fewest in our poll,” he added.
The NBC poll had Biden’s approval ratings at 43 percent.
That’s bad for Democrats, really bad, says New York Times contributing Opinion writer Christopher Caldwell.
“Republicans seldom lead on measures of party identification, even when they are doing spectacularly well in other respects. Since Gallup began tallying party identification in 1991, Democrats have averaged a four-point lead,” “Republicans did lead in the first year the poll was taken — the year of the first Iraq war. But since then, even when Republicans rack up midterm wins at the voting booth — the year after 9/11, for instance, or in the aftermath of the unpopular Obamacare bill eight years later — they tend to run roughly even with or behind Democrats.”
Signs of a red wave about to crush the blue wavers?
Meckler advises paying attention to the American consumer.
“Leaders in both parties in Washington would be wise to focus on the priorities of the American people instead of remaining on the current course of pushing their own agendas, which are not making things better for families,” he said.