State of the Nation

*Any statements in this issue of the Watch which are not sourced are mine and identified by “WW”.

37% of Americans say the country is headed in the right direction. This includes 44% of men and 30% of women. 51% say it is on the wrong track including 45% of men and 56% of women. [Economist/YouGov 6/18/19]

In May 36% of us were satisfied with the way things were going in the United States while 63% were dissatisfied. [Gallup 5/12/19] Continue reading “State of the Nation”

America and Its Institutions

The most recent NBC/WSJ survey (June 8-11, 2019) had a section looking at America and its Institutions. Here are most of the findings from that section.

The Supreme Court remains a primary institution in which the public has more confidence than less. In several other significant institutions, the public has less confidence than more. Continue reading “America and Its Institutions”