9 February 2016

Americans are most worried about electing a bad President


What is “the greatest threat to American strength in the world”? That was a question we put to YouGov’s First Verdict panel – giving respondents the option to name up to three top threats. These were the results:

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Many respondents will, of course, mean different things by “electing the wrong President”. Some will probably have a “President Trump” in mind. For others the nightmare prospect will be a “President Bernie Sanders” or a “President Ted Cruz”. It underlines how America’s choice on 8th November 2016 is likely to define this year.

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Tim Montgomerie is Editor of Portrait of America