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America's image plummets abroad

Does it matter to you that America is now thought of poorly around the world?

  • Yes, I want the world to think well of America

    Votes: 37 74.0%
  • No, I don't care what the rest of the world thinks about America

    Votes: 13 26.0%

  • Total voters
    50
  • Poll closed .

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Since Donald Trump took office as president, the image of the United States has suffered across many regions of the globe. As a new 13-nation Pew Research Center survey illustrates, America’s reputation has declined further over the past year among many key allies and partners. In several countries, the share of the public with a favorable view of the U.S. is as low as it has been at any point since the Center began polling on this topic nearly two decades ago.


U.S. Image Plummets Internationally as Most Say Country Has Handled Coronavirus Badly | Pew Research Center







Does it matter to you that America is now thought of poorly around the world?


Does it hurt America?
 

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Since Donald Trump took office as president, the image of the United States has suffered across many regions of the globe. As a new 13-nation Pew Research Center survey illustrates, America’s reputation has declined further over the past year among many key allies and partners. In several countries, the share of the public with a favorable view of the U.S. is as low as it has been at any point since the Center began polling on this topic nearly two decades ago.
U.S. Image Plummets Internationally as Most Say Country Has Handled Coronavirus Badly | Pew Research Center

Does it matter to you that America is now thought of poorly around the world?

Does it hurt America?


A: No.

A: No.
 

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Since Donald Trump took office as president, the image of the United States has suffered across many regions of the globe. As a new 13-nation Pew Research Center survey illustrates, America’s reputation has declined further over the past year among many key allies and partners. In several countries, the share of the public with a favorable view of the U.S. is as low as it has been at any point since the Center began polling on this topic nearly two decades ago.


U.S. Image Plummets Internationally as Most Say Country Has Handled Coronavirus Badly | Pew Research Center







Does it matter to you that America is now thought of poorly around the world?


Does it hurt America?

Who cares what other countries think?
 

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Intelligent Americans with no illusions regarding their dependence on allies and trade partners.

Do we not trade with countries that we do not like...? Why should we have a double standard?
 

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Do we not trade with countries that we do not like...? Why should we have a double standard?

What double standard? Americans should care what other countries think of them and other countries should care what America thinks of them. When there is mutual hatred, we should try to work through this rather than acting like a child on the playground and simply throwing our hands up and saying "I don't care!"
 

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Of course, a nation's position in the world matters to that countries well being.
 

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Does it hurt America?

of course it hurts america.... it hurts in the pocketbook sooner or later

we designed the new world order post ww2 for us to be the center of it

this brought the greatest standard of living the world ever saw

you can't thrive as we have in isolationism which is what Trump is doing
 

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Of course, a nation's position in the world matters to that countries well being.

exactly, this is not opinion stuff, this is established fact

not that fact has a place in Trump's America
 

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European countries allow the USA to use their bases on lease and they pay for the running of those bases. Without these bases, America wouldn’t have the capability to act as the global 'hall monitor' to put it colloquially. Without our many bases scattered all over the world, the US would have nowhere to fuel our Navy and Air Force and nowhere to position troops where needed.

We should care what Europeans think of us as they can do without us if they want and we need them to maintain our position as global superpower. Without them, we are much like we were before WW2 -- powerful but limited to our hemisphere.
 

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Since Donald Trump took office as president, the image of the United States has suffered across many regions of the globe. As a new 13-nation Pew Research Center survey illustrates, America’s reputation has declined further over the past year among many key allies and partners. In several countries, the share of the public with a favorable view of the U.S. is as low as it has been at any point since the Center began polling on this topic nearly two decades ago.


U.S. Image Plummets Internationally as Most Say Country Has Handled Coronavirus Badly | Pew Research Center







Does it matter to you that America is now thought of poorly around the world?


Does it hurt America?

After reading the survey I question any value taken from that survey .... meh..
 

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What double standard? Americans should care what other countries think of them and other countries should care what America thinks of them. When there is mutual hatred, we should try to work through this rather than acting like a child on the playground and simply throwing our hands up and saying "I don't care!"

You talked about trade partners though....
 

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Since Donald Trump took office as president, the image of the United States has suffered across many regions of the globe. As a new 13-nation Pew Research Center survey illustrates, America’s reputation has declined further over the past year among many key allies and partners. In several countries, the share of the public with a favorable view of the U.S. is as low as it has been at any point since the Center began polling on this topic nearly two decades ago.


U.S. Image Plummets Internationally as Most Say Country Has Handled Coronavirus Badly | Pew Research Center







Does it matter to you that America is now thought of poorly around the world?


Does it hurt America?

I guess we should go out and buy back our friendship. Or wait for someone like Adolf to come along and befriend them.
 

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What double standard? Americans should care what other countries think of them and other countries should care what America thinks of them. When there is mutual hatred, we should try to work through this rather than acting like a child on the playground and simply throwing our hands up and saying "I don't care!"

I not much for buying friendship. It is time America looked out for the people of this country. Plus we have our hands full right now with the democrats shutting down our country and destroying our economy.
 

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Since Donald Trump took office as president, the image of the United States has suffered across many regions of the globe. As a new 13-nation Pew Research Center survey illustrates, America’s reputation has declined further over the past year among many key allies and partners. In several countries, the share of the public with a favorable view of the U.S. is as low as it has been at any point since the Center began polling on this topic nearly two decades ago.


U.S. Image Plummets Internationally as Most Say Country Has Handled Coronavirus Badly | Pew Research Center







Does it matter to you that America is now thought of poorly around the world?


Does it hurt America?

do his supporters care about how they look to the rest of the world? or the rest of the country?
 

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Although Merkel as leader of the free world has been baller.

Quite ironic we are giving surrendering that title to Germany all because of a whitelash.
 

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do his supporters care about how they look to the rest of the world? or the rest of the country?

Yes.

Which is why CNN needs to stop broadcasting internationally, and embarrassing us.

Or go back to being politically neutral.

If Fox were being broadcast around the world we wouldn't have this problem.
 

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Yes.

Which is why CNN needs to stop broadcasting internationally, and embarrassing us.

Or go back to being politically neutral.

If Fox were being broadcast around the world we wouldn't have this problem.

your joking right?
 

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Quite ironic we are giving surrendering that title to Germany all because of a whitelash.


May that new leader of the free world please take over all the locations in the world where US forces are trying to keep peace ... and please don't forget to send military aid/personnel to the next Ebola outbreak in Africa.
 
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