71% feel “scared” or “angry” about the direction of the nation


Americans are most concerned about the direction of the nation under President Joe Biden in 2023, according to a CBS News/YouGov poll released Sunday.

71 percent of Americans say they feel “scared” or “angry” about the country’s direction in 2023. Forty-nine percent said they were “scared,” and 22 percent said they were “angry.” Only 11% said they were “excited” about it in 2023.

Only seven percent think things are going well under Biden’s leadership. 30% say the situation is very bad.

Among the most pessimistic topics for Americans are the cost of goods (70%), US politics (70%), the future of world peace and stability (63%) and the stock market (59%). %).

56 percent of respondents said that Biden’s economy is getting worse. Only 21 percent said it was getting better.

According to Bloomberg, inflation will cost US households an average of $5,200 in 2022, or $433 per month. Moody’s estimates this figure at $5,520 per year.

According to respondents, lawmakers’ top priorities should be reducing inflation (76%), reducing crime (63%) and achieving America’s energy independence (54%).

The poll polled 2,144 Americans between Jan. 4 and 6, with a margin of error of 2.9 points.

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