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Republican Consumer Sentiment Is Worse Today Than It Was During The Height Of The Financial Crisis

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Inflation Numbers Are Eye-Popping, Says BofA's Meyer

Consumer sentiment has been sliding across the board lately, owing in large part to accelerating inflation.

But one contribution to diminished readings may be extreme political polarization. Check out this chart (which I wrote about this morning) showing consumer sentiment among Republicans crashing to a level that’s even lower than the financial crisis. This is from the University of Michigan survey that came out on Friday.