Yglesias

Prosperity Knocks

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Jon Rauch posts and discusses the above chart. One noteworthy thing about this is that unlike with a lot of stuff where you see the public’s mild disgruntlement with Democrats outweighed by masssive hatred of Republicans, here you actually seem to be looking at more pro-Democrat sentiment than anti-Republican sentiment. By historical standards, the GOP has seen worse numbers, but the Democrats have rarely been more popular.