POLL DU JOUR

The Washington Times Weekly - - Politics -

88 per­cent of Amer­i­cans say it’s “very im­por­tant” for a pres­i­dent to be “hon­est”; 93 per­cent of Repub­li­cans, 88 per­cent of in­de­pen­dents and 84 per­cent of Democrats agree.

80 per­cent of Amer­i­cans over­all say it’s very im­por­tant for a pres­i­dent to be “in­tel­li­gent”; 76 per­cent of Repub­li­cans, 79 per­cent of in­de­pen­dents and 84 per­cent of Democrats agree.

69 per­cent over­all say it’s very im­por­tant for a pres­i­dent to be “ex­pe­ri­enced”; 80 per­cent of Repub­li­cans, 67 per­cent of in­de­pen­dents and 64 per­cent of Democrats agree.

61 per­cent over­all say it’s very im­por­tant for a pres­i­dent to be “in­spir­ing”; 58 per­cent of Repub­li­cans, 59 per­cent of in­de­pen­dents and 65 per­cent of Democrats agree.

47 per­cent over­all say it’s very im­por­tant for a pres­i­dent to be “bold”; 48 per­cent of Repub­li­cans, 44 per­cent of in­de­pen­dents and 52 per­cent of Democrats agree.

12 per­cent over­all say it’s very im­por­tant for a pres­i­dent to be “funny”; 10 per­cent of Repub­li­cans, 9 per­cent of in­de­pen­dents and 16 per­cent of Democrats agree.

Source: A YouGov poll of 993 U.S. adults con­ducted July 10-13.

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