Issues & Insights: I&I/TIPP Poll: Public Has Also Lost Faith In Biden As Commander In Chief
One of the primary constitutional duties of an American president is to be commander in chief of U.S. military forces. Yet, after just 10 months of President Joe Biden, Americans lack confidence that our 79-year-old commander in chief is up to the challenge of leading the U.S. in the event of a military threat.
The response is sure to worry Democrats, given the beleaguered Biden administration’s recent sharp decline in favorability. Overall, among those responding, a plurality of 48% said they were “not confident” that Biden would be effective as commander in chief during a military emergency, while 45% said they were confident.
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WNU Editor: I am surprised by these numbers. After the Afghan disaster you would think these numbers would be worse for the President.