In the U.S., concerns about political corruption are especially widespread. Two-in-three Americans agree that the phrase “most politicians are corrupt” describes their country well.
Those on the political right are more likely to say there should have been fewer public activity restrictions during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Publics disagree about whether restrictions on public activity, such as stay-at-home orders or mandates to wear masks in public, have gone far enough to combat COVID-19.
Large ideological divides persist on views of tradition, national pride and discrimination, especially in the U.S.