The Associated Press decided to do a poll asking about Biden’s scandals. Their story by Josh Boak and Linley Sanders started gently: “Ethical concerns are casting a shadow over President Joe Biden as he seeks reelection amid investigations into his son Hunter and an impeachment inquiry”. The headline was also gentle:
Hunter Biden investigations lead to ethical concerns about President Biden, an AP-NORC poll shows
But the poll findings were rough: “35 percent of U.S. adults believe the president himself has done something illegal. An additional 33 percent say they think the Democratic president behaved unethically, but not illegally.” That’s 68 percent of the public.
Jazz Shaw at Hot Air made fun of the 30 percent who said Biden did nothing wrong. “What planet are these people from and do they ever watch anything on television other than reruns of Sex and the City?”
For their part, AP’s Boak and Sanders found cynicism in the results:
The survey’s findings point toward a U.S. political system riven with cynicism and suspicion. Having fractured along partisan lines, the public largely appears to judge Joe Biden as much bas …