Politics Beats Sports As America’s New Pastime

Subhan Sha
Posted on February 05, 2018, 4:51 pm
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The U.S. has a reality TV host as president, at peculiar hours he tweets things like “covfefe,” and the fundamental news story is the examination of organization arrangement with the Russians. As I would see it, the third most irregular story on numerous days is still impressively more unusual than what I am accustomed to perusing. But from the report released by Rasmussen Reports, it’s become clear that talk shows, reality shows, and sports just don’t interest the American population as much as it used to! The place that LeBron and The Patriots used to hold in people’s hearts have been taken by what was considered to be the most boring thing to watch on TV – Politics!

Why are we mentioning all this? Well, turns out that Politics just became USA’s favorite pastime overtaking Sports by 2 – 1!

The most recent Rasmussen Reports survey finds that the nation is more tuned into the political fights than brandishing challenges, by a two-to-one edge.

“A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and the online survey finds that 57 percent of American adults say they are more interested in politics than in sports. Just 26 percent are more interested in sports, while 17 percent are undecided,” said the survey analysis. Larger parts from the two sides of the path concur, however, a bigger number of Republicans are into governmental issues over games than Democrats, 64 percent to 57 percent.

It comes as no surprise considering how “heated” the 2016 Presidential Election was but the fact that more Americans are enjoying watching Politics as baseball does raise some concern for me.  The results of the survey varied across the spectrum but overall almost all the participants had an interest in political events. Here are some highlights from the report:

Men and ladies demonstrate an equivalent inclination for governmental issues over games. Be that as it may, those under 40 are significantly more prone to be occupied with sports than more seasoned grown-ups.

  1. 60% of whites are more intrigued by legislative issues, contrasted with 57% of blacks and 51% of other minority Americans.
  2. Those who follow sports events ‘Very Closely’ are evenly divided when asked if they prefer sports or politics more.
  3. The survey of 1,000 American Adults was directed on July 18-19, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The edge of testing mistake is +/ – 3 rate focuses with a 95% level of certainty.

Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is led by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC.

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Subhan Sha
Associate Editor

An educated journalist with a thirst for truth and a lust for facts. A tech wiz who loves gadgets and gaming. A cool guy that has a wonderful work ethic and a passion for ingenuity. Subhan Shahid joined the Herald Report as a columnist in 2017. He was a professional blogger for more than 7 years before becoming a part of Herald Report where he now covers Politics with a focus on domestic and international policy. As a veteran political correspondent, he provided coverage for Donald Trump’s Presidential Campaign, major changes in the Gulf region and the escalating North Korea crisis. Before joining Herald Report, Subhan spent years writing about emerging technologies, state politics, international trading, and local communities. Subhan is a Bachelors Graduate with a degree in Computer Sciences and a Minor in Political science.