Wednesday, May 13, 2020
According to a recent Morning Consult poll, Mr. Trump's approval rating among voters over the age of 65 dropped 20 points between March and the end of April, making seniors more critical of the president's performance than any other age group aside from 18- to 29-year-olds. Much of that decline seems directly related to the virus, which so far has posed a far more serious health threat to older people. "The people my age, we have become dispensable," says Wendy Penk, a lifelong Republican in her 60s from Charlotte, North Carolina.
The crisis "has just confirmed how incompetent [President Trump] is - and how uncaring he is for others," says [Mississippi Republican Ken] Holmes. He's planning to vote for Biden in November, the first time he's ever voted for a Democrat, he says.
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