POLL: Merrick Garland’s Favorability Rating is Going Down the Tubes 

According to a recent Rasmussen survey, most voters still hold a negative view of Attorney General Merrick Garland. This comes in light of the FBI’s controversial raid of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence. 

In this Rasmussen poll, 36% of likely United States voters hold a favorable view of Garland, which includes 22% who hold “very favorable” views of the Attorney General. 

By contrast, 42% of voters view Garland unfavorably, which is a 3% increase from October. Of those voters who view Garland in a negative light, 32% have a “very unfavorable” view of the attorney general. An additional 21% are unsure.

Garland gave the FBI the green light to raid Trump’s home. 

59% of Democrats hold Garland in high regard. On the other hand, only 22% of Republicans and 26% of Independents view Garland positively. Republicans are particularly hostile towards Garland. 49% of Republicans have a “very unfavorable” view of Garland. Only 13% of Democrats and 37% of Independent voters share similar beliefs. 

26% of likely voters believe Garland is performing better than most of his predecessors at the AG position. However, 38% indicated that Garland is doing a worse job than most of the preceding attorneys general. 24% signaled that Garland’s performance is roughly the same as his predecessors, while 12% are unsure. 

44% of Democrats believe Garland is doing a better job than most of his predecessors. Just 14% of Republicans and 18% of Independent voters were in agreement. 56% of Republicans and 39% of Independent voters believe Garland is doing a worse job than previous attorneys general. Only 18% of Democrats believe that. 

42% of men and 33% of women believe Garland is doing worse than previous attorneys general. 

As for race, 25% of white voters have a “very favorable” view of Garland. Black voters (14%) and other non-white minorities (19%) share similar views of Garland. 

That said, whites (35%) and non-white minorities (34%) tend to have “very unfavorable” views, whereas only 17% of black voters hold this view. 

According to Rasmussen, voters making over $200,000  “are more than twice as likely to have a Very Favorable impression of Garland, compared to those earning less.”

Voters with graduate degrees tend to believe that Garland is performing better than his predecessors

Entrepreneurs, private sector workers, and retirees tend to have a “very unfavorable” view of Garland, as opposed to government employees, who largely hold the Attorney General in high regard. 

Garland has proven himself to be a petty tyrant. To discredit the administrative state, America First nationalists must use Garland as a boogieman during the 2022 midterms and the 2024 general elections. 

Despots must be exposed at all costs.

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