Cultural and political divisions have persisted for decades. Now there’s a growing gap in how Americans see each other.
Election results create a partisan gap in economic sentiment, but it doesn't translate to spending.
Although some American voters may take a pessimistic view of a president-elect’s expected policies, research suggests the sentiment doesn’t make them spend less.
Although election results can affect consumer sentiment, particularly among those who oppose the victor, the sentiment doesn’t necessarily affect consumer activity.