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October 22, 2020

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Entry from October 22, 2020

In Britain, as in the U.S., opinion polls consistently show that more people favor stringent public health measures against the coronavirus than favor less stringent measures. In Britain, however, they ask people about lockdowns specifically, where American pollsters, obsessed like the rest of the media with Donald Trump, rarely do. Instead their questions about the virus, as about other things, all seem to come back to their obsession with Mr Trump’s approval rating. How do you rate his performance in dealing with the virus? Oh! Oh! I know the answer to that one! For the benefit of the slower pupils a recent NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll helpfully supplied as one of four possible responses to this question a popular media mantra picked up from Bob Woodward’s new book: “He did not take the threat seriously enough at the beginning and is still not handling it well.” Full Entry


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