Fewer social-media users in rural parts of battleground states criticized the president in the last week. But anti-Donald Trump statements are still the largest type of political comment coming from rural social-media users in Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.Read More...
A former Iraq War Army medic says we must make Memorial Day more than a hashtag. To heal the nation requires honoring the dead, supporting the living, and relying on the power of hope, says Diana Oestreich.
As states reopen their economies, we need to pay careful attention to what happens to rural areas and other marginalized communities, says the president of the nation’s largest health-focused foundation.
Also, for the second week in a row, half of all political comments from public social-media users in rural parts of six swing states criticize the president for the way he is handling the crisis.
Democrats have an opportunity to erode some of the Republican rural advantage this year, says One Country co-founder Heidi Heitkamp, the former U.S. senator from North Dakota.
Donald Trump has reduced his media presence and the controversial statements that went with it. That seems to have helped reduce the proportion of anti-Trump comments made by social-media users in rural parts of six swing states.
A decline in the number of public posts about Covid-19 in rural parts of six swing states may indicate people are adjusting to a new normal. Anti-Trump comments continue to constitute about half of the political comments analyzed in the…
The One Country study looks at the public posts of rural social-media users in six swing states. Anti-Trump posts climbed slightly in the last week, along with concerns about the impact of job losses and business failures.
Nearly half of the social-media posts coming out of rural parts of six swing states criticizes the president for the way he is handling the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a report released by a rural-focused Democratic organization.
Donald Trump won among Wisconsin rural voters by 20 points in 2016. Last week, the conservative justice Trump endorsed for the state Supreme Court won rural by only 3 points and lost the election overall.