[Ed. – Since this is not because of anything Republicans have done, there’s no point in paying much attention to it. Democrats will have to figure out how to catch up with reality. Republicans also need to keep in mind that 39% of Democrats don’t share this bigoted view of the GOP, and can potentially be reached out to with good results.]
61% of Democrats see Republicans as “racist/bigoted/sexist.” 31% of Republicans say they view Democrats in the same light. …
The suspicion runs so deep that a third of all Americans say they’d be disappointed if a close family member married someone whose partisanship didn’t match their own, according to the poll for “Axios on HBO.”
The percentage saying they’d be at least somewhat bothered by this jumps to 50% among liberal Democrats; it’s 32% among conservative Republicans.
For both parties, more moderate affiliates are about 20 percentage points less likely to say they’d be disappointed.