SHUTDOWN (and the Wall)
We are now in the longest shutdown in the history of the US government. Is either side feeling political pain yet? And how widespread is the pain everyday people and government workers are feeling?  And what’s the shutdown over? The Wall of course. Still unpopular, but as people move into their partisan camps, different polls tell different stories about whether the wall is becoming more or less popular overall.

Americans blame Trump and GOP much more than Democrats for shutdown (WaPo/ABC News)

Half of Americans fault Trump for shutdown (Reuters)

Most Americans Hold Trump Responsible For Government Shutdown (HuffPo/YouGov)

Most Border Wall Opponents, Supporters Say Shutdown Concessions Are Unacceptable (Pew)

Voters support Democratic proposal to reopen parts of the government that do not involve border security (Quinnipiac)

Trump Approval (and Pelosi)
ThePresident’s job approval trends downward at a slightly faster clip, as Nancy Pelosi proves my “everybody loves a winner” theory of politics correct.

Huffpo Tracker

Real Clear Politics Tracker

Trump, Congress Job Approval Mostly Steady Amid Shutdown (Gallup)

Opposing Trump is making Nancy Pelosi more popular (WaPo article on Civiqs and Gallup polls)

Deep, Lasting Partisan Splits on Immigration, Investigating President Trump (GW Poll)

Generation Z
Defining generations: Where Millennials end and Generation Z begins (Pew)

With The Greatest Respect
Half Of Americans ‘can’t Tell When A Brit Is Calling Them An Idiot’ (YouGov UK)