Americans Lost Trust In Religion And Congress, But Showed Trust In This Institution Elon Musk Doesn't Like

A new Gallup poll shows Americans posting record-low confidence levels in some items. Confidence in religion and Congress had big declines in June compared to the previous year. One item that isn’t a favorite of Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA ) CEO Elon Musk  wasn’t on the list. What Happened:  Every year since 1973, Gallup has measured confidence across a variety of institutions by polling Americans. A recent poll conducted between June 1 and June 20, 2022, saw confidence levels in 11 of the 16 items drop significantly and no improvements in the remaining five items. The items that saw the biggest drops in confidence were the Supreme Court , losing 11 percentage points and coming in at 25%, and President Joe Biden’s job approval losing 15 percentage points and coming in at 23%. Americans were most confident in small business, which had 68% of people saying they had a great deal of confidence or quite a lot of confidence. The score for small businesses dropped two percentage points. The next highest for confidence was the military coming in at 64%, losing five percentage ... Full story available on