67% disagree with Cuomo’s comments
August 21, 2018
A new Rasmussen poll has found that 1 in 5 Democrats agree with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo that ‘America was never great’.
While the survey revealed that a majority of voters across the political spectrum disagree with the comments, it highlighted the fact that a sizable portion of Democrats do not share a view that America is or was ever ‘great’.
Last week, Cuomo, who is eying a Presidential run in 2020 said at a news gathering that “We’re not going to make America great again. It was never that great.”
According to the Rasmussen poll, a majority of 67% of likely voters disagreed with statement, while 17 percent agreed and 16 percent were undecided.
The telling figures came when splitting the respondents along party lines.
While only a tiny fraction of Republicans agree America isn’t great, 20% of Democrats do think that.
The comments riled many Americans, including the President, who suggested that Cuomo was having a meltdown.
“WE’RE NOT GOING TO MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN, IT WAS NEVER THAT GREAT.” Can you believe this is the Governor of the Highest Taxed State in the U.S., Andrew Cuomo, having a total meltdown!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 16, 2018
Trump declared that Cuomo’s political career is over:
Wow! Big pushback on Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York for his really dumb statement about America’s lack of greatness. I have already MADE America Great Again, just look at the markets, jobs, military- setting records, and we will do even better. Andrew “choked” badly, mistake!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 17, 2018
When a politician admits that “We’re not going to make America great again,” there doesn’t seem to be much reason to ever vote for him. This could be a career threatening statement by Andrew Cuomo, with many…