Party affiliation dictates responses to ‘Chinese virus’

Party affiliation dictates responses to ‘Chinese virus’

[Ed. – Just more identity politics, which is the only tune the Democrats know.]

Voters are closely divided over how the government has responded so far to the coronavirus threat, but, even in a time of national emergency, it appears that party affiliation overrides all.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 45% of Likely U.S. Voters rate President Trump’s response to the coronavirus threat as good or excellent. Forty-three percent (43%) say he’s doing a poor job. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

Diving a little deeper, though, we see that 77% of Trump’s fellow Republicans give his response to the coronavirus positive marks, but 57% of Democrats and 54% of voters not affiliated with either major party think he’s doing poorly.

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Similarly, 56% of Democrats say it’s racist when Trump refers to the virus which originated in Wuhan, China as “a Chinese virus.”

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