New Poll Shows That Inflation Has Surpassed COVID-19 As Number One National Concern

According to a recent poll, inflation has now surpassed COVID-19 as the number one concern for Americans.

That doesn’t bode well for the Democrats in the upcoming 2022 midterms.

This survey was conducted by CNBC and the results were published on December 10.

RELATED: 45 Times Democrats And Media Blindly Pushed The Jussie Smollett Hate Crime Hoax

Inflation Tops Concerns

CNBC reported, “Inflation has now firmly eclipsed the coronavirus as the No. 1 concern for the country, with those two issues followed by immigration, crime and climate change.”

The new outlet also noted that Republicans had made gains on a number of top issues.

“Democrats have lost ground on the issues,” CNBC reported. “Regardless of what respondents believe to be the top issue facing the country — inflation, coronavirus, and even climate change — their preference has shifted towards Republican control of Congress.”

Gasoline, food products, housing, shipping, electronics, and energy prices–prices have increased across the board. 

A Yahoo News/YouGov poll from November showed that a majority of Americans blame Biden for inflation.

That poll revealed that a whopping 77 percent of participants said inflation was impacting their lives. Both majorities of Republicans and Democrats indicated this.

“American’s views on the state of the economy look to have helped drag down both Biden’s and the Democrats’ numbers,” CNBC noted.

The news outlet addded, “Some 41% of the public believe the economy will get worse in the next year, a modest improvement from last quarter but still a largely pessimistic number by the survey’s standards and up from a year ago.”

The bad numbers for Biden also could spell bad news for Democrats overall. 

CNBC reported that “Republicans now sport a historic 10-point advantage when Americans are asked which party they prefer to control Congress, holding a 44%-34% margin over Democrats. That’s up from a 2-point Republican advantage in the October survey.”

The double-digit lead for the GOP is the first time that has happened in history. Not even the massive Republican waves in 1994 and 2010 saw such numbers.

RELATED: GOP Sees Double-Digit Lead In Midterms Poll For First Time In History, Dem Pollster Warns Of ‘Unmitigated Disaster’

Pollster: ‘If the election were tomorrow, it would be an absolute unmitigated disaster for the Democrats’

CNBC observed, “In the past 20 years, CNBC and NBC surveys have never registered a double-digit Republican advantage on congressional preference, with the largest lead ever being 4 pints for the GOP.”

Jay Campbell, partner at Hart Research Associates and the Democratic pollster for the survey, said, “If the election were tomorrow, it would be an absolute unmitigated disaster for the Democrats.”


Now is the time to support and share the sources you trust.
The Political Insider ranks #15 on Feedspot’s “Top 70 Conservative Political Blogs, Websites & Influencers in 2021.”



John Hanson

is a professional writer and editor with over 15 years of experience in conservative media and Republican politics. He has been a special guest on Fox News, Sirius XM, appeared as the guest of various popular personalities, and has had a lifelong interest in right-leaning politics.

Recent Posts

Mike Pence Says ‘Calls To Defund The FBI Just As Wrong As Calls To Defund The Police’

Former Vice President Mike Pence took conservatives to task on Wednesday, urging them to stop…

13 hours ago

‘Landslide Liz’ Cheney Gets Absolutely Brutalized By Conservatives After Massive, Crushing Loss

In one of the most predictable primary outcomes of the 2022 election cycle, Rep. Liz…

14 hours ago

Trump Celebrates Liz Cheney’s Brutal Defeat: ‘Now She Can Finally Disappear’

Former President Donald Trump took clear joy in the crushing defeat suffered by Never Trump…

15 hours ago

Grim Warnings Of Possible Nuclear Destruction Has Us Humming ‘It’s The End Of The World As We Know It’

We may be teetering on the brink of mutual destruction rather than the balance maintained…

16 hours ago

Ann Coulter: Sorry I Murdered You With My ‘Hate Speech’

It’s not every day that I praise a book by the former head of the…

18 hours ago

Obama Chimes In, Reviving Biden’s ‘Big F***ing Deal’ Line To Celebrate Inflation Reduction Act

Barack Obama congratulated President Joe Biden for signing the mislabeled 'Inflation Reduction Act' into law…

18 hours ago