Politicians See a Pandemic Bump in Approval Ratings. And More Science News

Approval ratings for political leaders around the world rose dramatically in the early days of the pandemic, with leaders experiencing, on average, a 14-point boost in popularity. U.S. President Donald Trump gained only four points, compared with the substantial 24- to 61-point boosts seen by leaders in the United Kingdom, Canada, Germany and Australia. Justin Trudeau experienced a boost of around 40 points.


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