The majority of Americans often question Mr. Trump’s sanity and ability to lead the country these days. Some evidence to his mental instability is a barrage of 16 tweets posted on January 2, 2018. According to Newsweek:
‘On just the second day of the new year, Trump took to Twitter to blast the media, Democrats over immigration policies, take credit for the lack of plane crashes in 2017 and even call out North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the size of the button he could push to launch a nuclear weapon.’
Now, according to the results of a new Quinnipiac University Poll, most respondents said Mr. Trump is not level-headed or fit for office. A large 67 perent of people say that he is not level-headed, and over half (57 percent) said that he is not fit to serve as president. Quinnipiac reports:
‘President Donald Trump is intelligent, American voters say 53 – 44 percent, one of his lowest scores since Inauguration day, but voters say 69 – 28 percent that he is not level-headed and 57 – 40 percent that he is not fit to serve as president, according to a Quinnipiac University National Poll released today.
‘Grading President Trump’s first year in office, 39 percent of voters give him an “F,” while 17 percent give him a “D.” Trump gets an “A” from 16 percent of voters, a “B” from another 16 percent and a “C” from 11 percent of voters, the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh- pe-ack) University Poll finds.’
Not surprisingly, about 65 percent of Republicans said that Trump is level-headed with 32 percent disagreeing. Out of Democrats reporting, 93 percent said that he is not level-headed. A low 36 percent approve of the job Trump is doing, and 59 percent disapprove.
The poll also found:
‘In an open-ended question, allowing any answer, 69 voters (not percent) describe Trump’s first year in office as a “disaster,” followed by 62 voters who say “chaotic,” 44 voters who say “successful,” 28 voters who say “horrible,” 27 voters who say “great,” 26 who say “good,” 24 who say “terrible,” 24 who say “embarrassing” and 23 who say “interesting.”‘
‘Of the 43 words used at least five times, 25 words are negative, 10 are positive and 8 words are neutral, such as “interesting” or “different.”‘
Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll, said:
‘It’s been a very tough Freshman year for President Donald Trump, by any measure.
‘Considered an intelligent person with a really bad report card, filled with far more ‘F’s’ than ‘A’s’ or ‘B’s’, the president is a long way from the Dean’s list in the eyes of voters.’
Nearly 60 percent of people said Trump does not care about average Americans nor does he have good leadership skills. Almost two-thirds of people (65 percent) said that he does not share their values, and 63 percent of people responded that he is not honest.
A large 66 percent said that the nation’s economy is “excellent” or “good,” while 33 percent said it was “not so good” or “poor.” A much lower percentage of people (37 percent) thought that Trump’s policies were helping the economy, and 29 percent said they felt his policies were hurting the economy.
Nearly half of respondents (49 percent) said that former President Barack Obama is more responsible for the state of the economy while 40 percent said Trump is more responsible. Malloy said:
‘President Trump can hang his hat on the economy, but must share the hat rack with President Barack Obama, as two-thirds of the country see the economic picture as excellent or good.’
Two-thirds of people think Trump has damaged the United States’ reputation around the world:
People responded to Struyk’s tweet:
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