Many Americans Have Never Heard of the Democrat 'Squad,' Poll Shows
Despite wall-to-wall coverage, AOC, Ilhan Omar and co are unheard of
Vast numbers of Americans have never heard of the so-called "Squad" of far-left House Democrats, accoridng to a new poll.
The group is led by New York Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and was originally made up of four radical-left lawmakers including Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar, Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib, and Massachusetts Rep. Ayanna Pressley.
After the 2020 elections, the "Squad" swelled to six after two freshman leftists joined the pack - Missouri Rep. Cori Bush and New York Rep. Jamaal Bowman.
However, it appears as though most of the members are just making up the numbers as many Americans have never even heard of them and hold no opinion of them, "Squad" members or not.
Yet, it may come as a surprise to some, considering the wall-to-wall coverage AOC and, to some extent, Omar get from the Democratic Party's allies in America's corporate media.
For example, Ocasio-Cortez and Omar were featured alongside House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on the cover of the February 2019 edition of music magazine-turned-leftist propaganda rag Rolling Stone.
Ocasio-Cortez was also featured in the Netflix faux-documentary film “Knock Down The House.”
However, despite the frequent and often-glowing media coverage, large numbers of Americans hold "no opinion" of Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, Tlaib, Pressley, and whatever the other two are called.
Twenty-six percent of Americans do not hold an opinion of Ocasio-Cortez, the new poll released Wednesday by YouGov.
38 percent do not hold an opinion of Omar.
44% do not hold an opinion of Tlaib.
59 percent do not hold an opinion of Pressley.
Bush and Bowman didn't even get a mention.
YouGov surveyed 1,500 U.S. adults between Oct. 9-12, and the poll had a margin of error of three points.
Those numbers could serve as a boon to Democrats.
It turns out that many Americans who are familiar with “The Squad” hold negative opinions of the lawmakers.
42 percent of polled individuals had a “somewhat” or “very unfavorable” view of Ocasio-Cortez.
39 percent had a “somewhat” or “very unfavorable” view of Omar.
36 percent had a “somewhat” or “very unfavorable” view of Tlaib.
25 percent had a “somewhat” or “very unfavorable” view of Pressley.
The poll didn't mention how many recipients responded with "who?" when asked about Bowman.
The poll found that wealthier Americans were more likely to be familiar with “The Squad” of socialist Democrats.
Only 12% of individuals making more than $100,000 a year did not have an opinion of Ocasio-Cortez, compared to 37% of those making less than $50,000.