In Reply to: Re: SOTU posted by Ed Gooding (VA) on February 06, 2019 at 07:05:10:
CBS, CNN polls report stunning approval ratings for Trump’s SOTU speech: ‘Incredible,’ ‘stirring,’ ‘inspiring,’ ‘genuinely moving’ …
February 6, 2019 | Vivek Saxena
President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday evening garnered a stunning amount of bipartisan approval and praise both during and after the event.
According to an “instant poll” conducted by CBS News following the event, a 76 percent majority of Americans who tuned in for the speech approved of the president’s message.
This included 97 percent of Republican viewers, 82 percent of Independent viewers and 30 percent of Democrat viewers. Note that the viewership tilted slightly to the right, with 43 percent of viewers being Republicans and 30 and 24 percent being Independents and Democrats, respectively.
CNN obtained similar results in its own “instant poll”: