By Jarrett Stepman ~
A recent poll found that only 16% of Gen Zers felt “pride” in country. That’s something that surely brings a tear to Lady Liberty’s eye. (Photo: Grant Faint/Getty Images)
Only 16% of Gen Zers are “proud” to live in the United States.
That finding comes from a recent Morning Consult poll, which assessed generational attitudes about the United States. The poll shows that there has been roughly a 20-percentage-point drop of pride in country every generation since the Baby Boomers, 73% of whom express pride in the country.
Many on social media noted with exasperation that those who say they have no pride in country are in no hurry to move somewhere else.
It’s true, our success as a nation has apparently led to a great deal of ingratitude and navel-gazing. However, the poll points to a deeper problem.
Even if the poll is…
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