In a new Axios-Ipsos poll, fourth-fifths of Americans — both Republicans and Democrats — say America is falling apart.

Iran PressAmerica: According to, the question, asked Tuesday and Wednesday, reflects the collision of crises besetting the country the backdrop of a pandemic, recession, decoupling of red/blue America, and racial injustice and the immediacy of the Capitol insurrection, followed by Impeachment II.

22% of Democrats and 19% of independents — one-fifth of each — say they aren't proud to be an American.

7% of Republicans, and 17% of Americans as a whole, say that.

The bottom line: Something else to agree on: Both parties say traditional party leaders don't get them.


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