Unpopular opinion from someone who’s loved space stuff his whole life: American exceptionalism is deeply toxic and keeps Americans from changing, and space mythos is pure fuel for American exceptionalism.
We'll eventually get opinion polling on the 2020 uprisings and let's keep some perspective on history when they do. The anti-war and civil rights protests of 1968 were very unpopular with mainstream America. Today, those protests are celebrated, but they were loathed at the time.
Unpopular opinion alert. Doug Collins is probably right and American Bridge (though doing their job) is wrong. Obama had a policy barring lobbyists from serving in the WH (yes, @TPCarney , with many infamous exemptions). It prevented some talented policy experts from serving
So, Republicans have passed a wildly unpopular tax plan. Special elections show a huge swing against them in the polls. But hey, they have a plan to turn public opinion around next year: cut Social Security and Medicare!