Why the 2020 Election Is About Fear of the Future

Posted by on June 13, 2019 10:27 pm
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That old political adage “Elections are about the future” is still applicable these days, but with a tweak: “The 2020 election is about fear of the future.”
And what do Americans fear? Plenty, according to the Pew Research Center’s recent study of social and demographic trends, with the prevailing national outlook summarized by two headlines:
“Looking to the Future, Public Sees an America in Decline on Many Fronts.”
“Majorities predict a weaker economy, a growing income divide, a degraded environment, and a broken political system.”
Are Americans pessimistic or realistic? Perhaps some voters…

Source article: https://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2019/06/13/why_the_2020_election_is_about_fear_of_the_future__140556.html