Last week, we asked this question in our online poll: “Are you concerned about the increasing global instability these days?” We offered the following options, with your response percentages at the end of each:
- No. These things ebb and flow – we’ll get through this. 8%
- Yes. Because Middle East politics has now been exported to neighborhoods around the world. 23%
- Yes. The Biden administration has weakened America’s standing and funded terrorists. 62%
- No. We’re in the hands of a higher power with a greater plan. 7%
I envy our first group of responders. I wish I could be that philosophical about how things are going around the world.
Of course, we have to aggregate the 85% in the middle of our sample who allowed they’re very concerned. Being part of this cohort, at this point, I’ve moved from thinking about any one or the other areas of danger and base my increasing concerns on just doing math: [Continue Reading]