February 9, 2021: Seventy-two percent (72%) of voters nationwide think political elites believe they are superior to everyday Americans. A Scott Rasmussen survey found that 11% disagree and 17% are not sure.
Seventy-eight percent (78%) of men think political elites view themselves as superior. So do 68% of women.
That view is shared by 77% of suburban voters, 70% from urban areas, and 66% in rural America.
Eighty-two percent (82%) of private-sector workers think political elites see themselves as superior. Just 63% of government employees hold that view.
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- ScottRasmussen.com, "72% say political elites believe they are superior to everyday Americans," February 8, 2021
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