Democrats who were optimistic about the economy when President Joe Biden was elected have seen their optimism collapse in the grip of record-high inflation.
While 67% of Democrats thought the economy was improving in March 2021, things were actually already getting worse.
GDP growth turned negative by the beginning of 2022, and real wages declined. Once Democrats realized this, they quickly changed their opinions.
Now, only 24% of Democrats say the economy is getting better, while 41% say it is getting worse.
Most say the economic problems are Biden’s fault, even among Democrats. It’s going to be a rough couple years for Democrats, it seems.
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