40% Believe U.S. Is Mankind’s Last Best Hope, 36% Disagree
Most Americans are still proud of their country and its history, but they aren’t convinced that the nation still lives up to the greatness former President Reagan famously declared.
Just 40% of American Adults now view the United States as "the last best hope of mankind," according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. Thirty-six percent (36%) don’t view America this way, while 24% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on June 21-22, 2013 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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