Just 39% agreed with a negative definition: “to be overly politically correct and police others’ words.”.
“Florida is where woke goes to die,” DeSantis crowed when he was sworn in for a second term earlier this year.
But if most Americans believe “woke” is a positive term, why would they want a president to suffocate it, and replace it with autocratic power grabs and far right curricula?
DeSantis won his gubernatorial reelection handily, but he might be a little high on his own supply.
DeSantis’ increasingly draconian measures give Americans plenty of opportunities to examine exactly what killing “wokeness” entails, beyond the rapturous admiration of GOP primary voters.
As Ipsos pollster Cliff Young told USA Today, “Most Americans understand that to be woke is to be tuned in to injustices around us.”
But in fact, he’s out of touch with Americans and American families, and that is the most important thing to know about his presidential aspirations. »