Record Partisan Gap in Views of Economic News

the definition of “rose-coloured glasses” …

Democrats Far Less Negative than a Month Ago

With the election less than two months away, partisan differences in views of economic news have become wider than ever. Despite this month’s lackluster jobs report, there has been a modest decline in the percentage of Americans saying news about the economy is mostly bad – with virtually all of the change coming among Democrats.

Just 15% of Democrats say recent economic news is mostly bad, down from 31% a month ago and among the lowest percentages over the last four years. Six-in-ten Republicans (60%) say news about the economy is mostly bad, as do 36% of independents. Opinions among Republicans and independents are largely unchanged from a month ago.

via Record Partisan Gap in Views of Economic News | Pew Research Center for the People and the Press.

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