by Donna Martinez
Former Senior Writer and Editor, John Locke Foundation
The Left and the Right perceive two different Americas. A recent Fox News poll confirmed it, as I noted recently. As a reminder of the political divide as evidenced by top priorities revealed in the poll:
Democrats: climate change, racism, and health care.
Republicans: illegal immigration, the economy, and voter fraud.
I consider the political divide to be a proxy for the ideological divide. ‘Big’ is the only way to describe it.
Data from Pew Research confirms there is a gulf that separates us in this country on an issue that dominates the public square: politically correct culture. The U.S. gulf is wider than what’s seen in the UK, France, or Germany. Look at this:
Make no mistake. From culture to politics, we are starkly divided. Fasten your seat belts.