Category: Distress of Nations

BATTLEGROUND: 7 IN 10 SAY US ‘ON THE EDGE OF CIVIL WAR’

BATTLEGROUND: 7 IN 10 SAY US ‘ON THE EDGE OF CIVIL WAR’

Partisan political division and the resulting incivility has reached a low in America, with 67% believing that the nation is nearing civil war, according to a new national survey.

“The majority of Americans believe that we are two-thirds of the way to being on the edge of civil war. That to me is a very pessimistic place,” said Mo Elleithee, the executive director of Georgetown University’s Institute of Politics and Public Service.

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