These are unprecedented times, and we are facing a once-in-a-lifetime sort of threat.
COVID-19 and the strain of coronavirus that causes it are spreading like wildfire throughout the world, and while the illness itself isn’t terribly deadly as far as viral outbreaks go, it is incredibly contagious. That means that a vast majority of those who are infected will survive, but that it takes only a few otherwise healthy folks to wipe out entire nursing homes of “at risk” patients…perhaps without ever knowing that they carried or spread the illness.
Attempting to get a handle on this strain of coronavirus has been incredibly difficult, and a job that President Trump is taking very seriously.
But now it seems as though Americans may be starting to have their doubts.
A majority of voters (51 percent) disapprove of how President Donald Trump is handling the coronavirus crisis, and Monday’s Morning Consult survey revealing that Trump is eight points underwater on the issue “marked Trump’s worst showing since tracking began at the end of February.”
The poll, conducted April 24-26 with a margin of error of +/- two percentage points, found that just 43 percent approve of how Trump is dealing with the coronavirus crisis.
According to Morning Consult, “41 percent of voters ‘strongly’ disapprove of Trump’s coronavirus response, up 13 points since” his numbers peaked in a mid-March poll “while the share who strongly approve dropped 7 points to 23 percent during that time.”
The president’s unfavorable numbers have gone up the more he has used the daily coronavirus briefings to ramble and complain about the way the legacy media that he purportedly does not care about are covering his administration.
Of course, there is a very real possibility that the mainstream media’s wall-to-wall coverage of a misunderstood riff on “disinfectants” could be to blame for this sudden dirge of results.
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