October 1, 2021 23:47 GMT
52% of the former president’s voters “agree to (…) the blue and red states separate” and dissolve the union, an idea supported by more than 4 in 10 Biden voters.
Tense political polarization in the United States continues to grow. This is confirmed by the survey data published On September 30 of this year and implemented by the University of Virginia Policy Center, which highlights that a majority of former President Donald Trump’s electors want Republican states (red for that party’s distinctive color) to leave the union.
Specifically, 52% of Trump supporters “agree that it is time to divide the country, separating the blue (Democratic) and red states from the union.” While, 41% Voters of the current White House tenant, Democrat Joe Biden, are inclined to the same idea.
On the other hand, the poll found that nearly 2 in 10 voters, both Trump and Biden (more than 31 million American citizens), fully agree that “the president can take action, without being limited by Congress or the courts”, which in fact in favor of breaking the constitutional system of checks and balances.
In parallel, more than 6 in 10 voters for Trump or Biden consider the United States to be not a representative democracy, but rather a “system of Ruled and forged for the benefit of the rich“.
The survey results are based on online responses to more than 300 questions on political, social and psychological issues from a total of 1,011 and 1,001 Biden and Trump voters, respectively. Responses were collected between July 22 and August 4.
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