The Biden-Pence debate illustrated "how far apart Americans overall have become in their interpretation of the pandemic ... rejecting reality for their own preferred set of facts".
Republicans dont believe the US has done that badly and think the issue is overblown. Perhaps unsurprisingly, "94% of Democrats always or very often wore a face mask, compared to only 46% of Republicans". Within Republicans, effect most pronounced amongst those "who named only Fox News or talk radio as their major source for political news".
Pandemic fatigue seems to hit Republicans more - perhaps because it is more uncomfortable for them?
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