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Rep. Michelle Steel, R-Calif., and Rep. Diana Harshbarger, R-Tenn., who are both grandmothers, weighed in on a new Fox News poll that revealed that the vast majority of Americans believe life in the United States will be worse for the next generation.
“We need more grandmas to stand up and say, ‘We’re taking our country back’ and so that’s why I did what I did,” Harshbarger told “Fox & Friends Weekend” on Sunday, explaining what prompted her to run for Congress to begin with.
Against the backdrop of mass shootings, foreign policy showdowns, inflation woes and a pandemic, the latest Fox News survey finds a record-high number of registered voters think life for the next generation of Americans will be worse than it is today.
A majority, 70%, says life will be worse for the next generation than it is today — up 29 percentage points from July 2020. The last time voters were close to being this negative about the future was in September 2014, when 61% said it would be worse.
All of this comes as voters continue to offer pessimistic views of both the…