Thus following their leader Donald Trump’s numbers going in the toilet ….
Stupidity seems contagious ….
And is getting people sick and dead….
Republican governors four states with surging coronavirus case numbers have seen their approval ratings sink in recent weeks, according to survey data obtained by Axios.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, Arizona Gov. Doug Duceyand Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp all had disapproval ratings of 55 percent or higher in the survey taken between July 13 and July 19.
Ducey and DeSantis have the highest disapproval rating among the group, at 62 percent and 58 percent, respectively. All four governors are in the middle of their terms, which expire in 2022.
Some have lost support within their own party, the survey found. In July, 69 percent of Texas Republicans said they approved of Abbott’s handling of the virus, but that’s down from 89 percent in May.
By contrast, California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) hasn’t seen his approval rating budge even as the state continues to experience a surge of its own, setting a record of more than 12,800 new cases on Wednesday.
The survey also found that the number of people surveyed who said they knew somebody who tested positive for the coronavirus has increased significantly….