”Poll: Americans united on a slew of issues, despite contentious election season”

Most of the news, and especially the political news, isn’t worth reading. They don’t ask questions that are worth looking into and by the end of the piece you end up more confused than you were at the beginning. So, I, mostly, don’t even bother with the news these days. But, I stumbled across this piece at Politico, looking at issue based polling and where American’s “stand” these days and was pleasantly surprised that it was actually quite informative.

“Overall I think Americans want not to be divided as politics are forcing it to be, and that’s probably the biggest message of this poll,” said John Shattuck, director of the Carr Center’s project on Reimagining Rights and Responsibilities in the United States and a former U.S. assistant secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor. “

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