April 4, 2008

Republicans Dissatisfied with Country’s Direction

56%

Republican dissatisfaction with the country’s overall direction has risen significantly in recent months with a solid 56% majority of Republicans now saying they are dissatisfied with the nation’s course, and only 40% expressing satisfaction.

Republican dissatisfaction with the country’s overall direction has risen significantly in recent months with a solid 56% majority of Republicans now saying they are dissatisfied with the nation’s course, and only 40% expressing satisfaction. Republican opinion on this question has changed significantly in recent months. In late December of last year, Republicans were about equally likely to say they were satisfied (47%) with the country’s direction as they were to say they were dissatisfied (48%). Overall, just 22% of Americans are satisfied with the way things are going in the country, the lowest percentage observed in any Pew Research Center survey since the fall of 1993. Read More