A majority of Americans do not position nan United States arsenic nan world's top federation arsenic patriotism declines arsenic 1 of nan country's halfway values.
Only 21% of Americans judge that nan United States "stands supra each countries successful nan world," while 50% said America is "one of nan top countries successful nan world, on pinch immoderate others" and 27% indicated "there are different countries amended than nan United States," according to nan results of a Wall Street Journal/NORC poll released Monday.
The attitudes astir America's opinionated successful nan world travel arsenic halfway values that erstwhile defined nan state proceed to decline, nan canvass found, pinch galore Americans indicating that patriotism is not arsenic important of a worth arsenic it erstwhile was.
IMPORTANCE OF TRADITIONAL AMERICAN VALUES HAS PLUMMETED ACROSS US, POLL SHOWS
The Walking Patriot carries a ample American flag. (Derek Redenius)
Only 38% of Americans indicated that patriotism was a "very important" worth to them, down from 70% erstwhile nan canvass first asked nan mobility successful 1998. Another 35% said patriotism was "somewhat important" to them, while 16% said it was "not that important" and 11% indicated it was "not important all."
Younger Americans were little apt to clasp patriotism arsenic an important value, pinch 36% of those betwixt nan ages of 18-29 indicating it was "very important" to them personally, which stood successful stark opposition to seniors complete nan property of 65, 59% of whom said patriotism was a "very important" value.
The canvass besides recovered stark partisan divided betwixt those who weighted patriotism, pinch 23% of Democrats uncovering nan worth "very important" compared pinch 59% of Republican respondents. Meanwhile, conscionable 29% of respondents who said they were independent indicated patriotism was "very important" to them personally.
FOX Sports viewers witnessed a patriotic, country-style rendition of nan nationalist anthem by Chris Stapleton during this year's Super Bowl. (Getty Images)
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President Joe Biden (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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"For me, patriotism has turned into right-wing nationalism,’’ Janet Boyer, a erstwhile Pentecostal curate from Pennsylvania who voted for President Biden successful 2020, told nan Wall Street Journal.
The WSJ/NORC canvass was conducted betwixt March 1-13 and sampled 1,019 adults, pinch a separator of correction of positive aliases minus 4.1 percent points.
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