Dems Panic Ahead Of Midterms

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They are in for a big surprise.

Democrats are feeling the pressure of President Joe Biden’s dismal polls as the midterms are seven months away.

Unfortunately, for Democrats facing competitive primaries, it seems that nothing President Joe Biden does, even if voters like what he’s doing, has any effect on his polling numbers.
There hasn’t been a boost in Biden’s polling figures, despite many Americans thinking that his handling of the Russia-Ukraine conflict is justified.

Despite Americans believing Biden is doing the right thing on Russia’s war in Ukraine, the economy experiencing tremendous growth, and unemployment rates decreasing, Biden’s polls are being dragged down because of inflation, which has reached a 40-year high, and gas prices that are skyrocketing.

Democrats fear that Biden’s poor performance, especially in key states like Arizona, will lead to the party losing the House and Senate.

One Democratic strategist noted that the polling figures are “bad,” stating that the “energy crisis that’s paralyzing and inflation is at a 40-year high,” adding that “we’re heading into a recession” and that “The American people have lost confidence in him.”

On Friday, when job market data from March was released, 430,000 jobs had been added, but Biden’s approval rating remains unchanged.

Discussing this, Bill Gaston, chair of the Brooking Institution’s governance study program, said, “My hypothesis is that, unless and until inflation comes down appreciably… there’s going to be a ceiling on his job approval that’s a lot lower than the White House wants it to be.”

After the State of the Union address, where Biden rebuked Russian President Vladimir Putin, the President’s polls received a temporary boost, which many pundits thought was signs of a comeback. But since then, as gas prices continue to climb, Biden’s polling figures returned to the levels they were at before the SOTU.

Noting the impact of gas prices on approval ratings, Jeff Jones, senior editor for Gallup, said, “High gas prices are one of the biggest anchors on presidential approval,” using the effect gas prices had on former Presidents Jimmy Carter and George W. Bush as examples.