A recent poll revealed a majority of Democrats believe Barack Obama was a better president than George Washington.
The Monmouth University poll was released on Tuesday.
63 percent of Democrats surveyed picked Obama when asked “Who was a better president: George Washington or Barack Obama?”
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When the same question was posed to Republicans, 44 percent said Washington was a better president than Donald Trump.
Overall, 58 percent of respondents said Washington was a better president than Obama.
Monmouth’s poll follows a YouGov/Economist survey conducted in November, which found that a majority of Republicans think Trump is a better president than Abraham Lincoln.
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Some pundits in the political class responded to the November survey’s results by criticizing Trump supporters.
Hey, remember a week ago when we made fun of the fact that half of Republicans think Trump was a better president than Lincoln?
Monmouth finds 63% of Dems think Obama was a better president than Washington. (37% of Republicans say the same re:Trump). https://t.co/PxeHT1sUSy
— Griswold Christmas Vacation (@HashtagGriswold) December 10, 2019
“This is not a party this is a cult,” declared Pulitzer prize-winning columnist Leonard Pitts, Jr. while speaking to MSNBC’s Joy Reid about the YouGov poll.