57% of Voters Now See Biden as Weaker Commander-in-Chief
In the aftermath of the chaotic Afghanistan withdrawal, voter appraisal of President Joe Biden’s leadership has shifted sharply and a majority now view him as a weaker leader than his predecessors.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 57% of Likely U.S. Voters think, compared to most recent presidents, President Biden is a weaker commander in chief for the military. That’s up from 43% in May. Only 24% now believe Biden is a stronger commander in chief than most recent presidents, down from 32% in May. Fifteen percent (15%) say Biden is about the same as most recent presidents as a military leader. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on October 27-28, 2021 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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