The plunge in the global rating of America’s leadership could reasonably cause a person to expect a decline in the American public’s view of America’s national image in foreign countries, but it’s not showing up, at all, but the exact contrary is being displayed in the recent data.
Recent polls suggest that Trump support is slipping. While a hard-core of Trump supporters will likely remain loyal to Republican candidates, others are likely to either stay home, vote for a Democrat or another candidate.
Donald Trump was elected president by successfully fuzzing the political tension between economic concerns and cultural factors. His core constituency is broadly conceived as disaffected white working-class men, 40-plus years old, with less than a college degree, self-identifying as evangelical Christians and Republican voters.