Deep Dives

Pew Research Center, Public’s Mood Turns Grim; Trump Trails Biden on Most Personal Traits, Major Issues

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Thomas B. Edsall, Trump Wants a Backlash. Can He Whip One Into Shape? Inevitably, the electorate’s response to the George Floyd protests has begun to run along familiar ideological fault lines.

A fair and balanced thumbsucker on the subject described in the headline. Overall, Pollyanna was happy with the analysis.

USA Today, Exclusive USA TODAY poll: Biden widens his lead, but Trump keeps the edge on enthusiasm:

Biden leads Trump by 12 percentage points, 53%-41%, the nationwide survey shows. In a three-way ballot test, including a third-party line, Biden leads the Republican incumbent 46%-37%.