Happy President’s Day! Although I’m not sure how happy any of our presidents are while serving in the job. Notice they all seem to look a lot older by the end of their terms than they did at the beginning?
A new poll asked whether or not us little people would have any desire to be president ourselves, even for a single day, and it looks like nope, most people do not want to take on the job.
Here are some of the results of this YouGov poll:
Only 39% of Americans are very or somewhat interested in being president for a day. I’m actually surprised the number is that high. Meanwhile, 55% are not very or not at all interested.
Surprisingly, Democrats and Republicans actually agree on something, 55% of each do not want to be president for a day, but there are some who would like it with 41% of Dems and 42% of Republicans saying they are somewhat or very interested.
More men than women say they would want the gig (48% vs. 31%), and 63% of women say they are not interested in running the country at all, that's versus 47% of guys.
I know I couldn’t handle the pressure of that job, not even for one day. I wouldn’t want to be followed around by the media every minute of the day either.
I would like being able to fly on air force one any time I wanted...that’s a nice perk! But being president...no thanks.