Biden’s first SOTU numbers way down from Trump’s

Biden’s first SOTU numbers way down from Trump’s
The masks just make it look like a "proof of life" hostage video. C-SPAN video

[Ed. – Like, way down.  The low, low Oscars got 9.85 million viewers.  Biden’s number so far is about 11.6 for those watching on English-language channels.  Yours truly (J.E.) was among the small minority of Republican viewers.  These factors help explain the 85%, Great Leader-level approval numbers culled by CBS’s YouGov survey for the speech.  They don’t, of course, make sense in light of the epic 81 million votes for Biden in November.]

The Democrat media keeps touting the very positive numbers for Biden’s rambling address demanding trillions of dollars, unlimited power, and the elimination of those civil rights he doesn’t like.

But those numbers come from a very select group and there wasn’t much of an audience either in Congress or in the country.

In unadjusted fast affiliate data, the President’s speech drew around 11.6 million viewers in the 9 PM ET hour. Add, Univision (1.08 million) and Telemundo (884,000) to that batch of ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox and the result inches up to 13.5 million for the speech that started around 9:10 PM ET. …

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