A new survey from Pew Research Center shows the American public describes President-elect Donald Trump as “patriotic” and a “strong leader” — but also “hard to like” and “reckless.”
Republican voters were much more likely to describe Trump as “honest,” “inspiring,” and “well-qualified,” but most Americans overall said they don’t ascribe those attributes to him.
Trump’s unfavorability ratings were sky-high during the campaign. He and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton were two of the most disliked presidential candidates in recent history.
Here’s how poll respondents described Trump:
The breakdown showing how Democrats and Republicans responded shows how divided they are on Trump:
Pew conducted its survey between November 30 and December 5.
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