The decline in extreme American pride is due, in large part, to marked declines among Republicans and independents.
While Republicans are still the group most likely to express extreme pride in the country, that number is now down to 58% — a steep drop from the 75% 누가 똑같이 말했다 2019.
Among independents, 다만 34% said they were extremely proud of America today, compared with 41% 누가 똑같이 말했다 2019.
That number among Democrats actually rose marginally over the last three years — ...에서 22% ...에 26%.
As Gallup notes, the poll was in the field at a uniquely difficult time.
“These data are from a June
1-20 poll that was conducted after mass shootings in Buffalo
, 뉴욕, and Uvalde
, 텍사스, 주장 31 lives including
19 어린이. … The polling also preceded the U.S
. Supreme Court’s highly anticipated and controversial ruling overturning 로브이. 걸어 건너기
,” writes Gallup’s Megan Brenan
그러나, while this may be a challenging moment, the longer-term decline in trust in America — and the institutions that compose it — is not new.
We are in an era of declining trust in institutions — all institutions — that were once considered the bedrock of American society.
Take the Supreme Court
. 에 2001, 62% of Americans had favorable impressions of the nation’s highest court
, according to Gallup
. Twenty years later that number is at just
40% — and almost certainly will go lower in the wake of the Roe ruling
요점: All of these numbers point to a startling reality — the ties that bind us together as a nation are loosening with every passing day.