Americans strongly believe the U.S. military should focus on defending America and avoid inserting itself into politicized social issues.
An exclusive poll from America’s New Majority Project revealed that Americans believe the U.S. military has become more political in recent years.
- 83 percent agree that the U.S. military should focus on defending America from foreign threats and avoid inserting itself into heavily politicized social issues.
- Strong agreement increases with older age groups.
- 59 percent say the U.S. military is “more politicized” today compared to previous years, with respondents more likely to answer “neither” than “less politicized.”
- 57 percent agree that recent policy changes around transgender rights and racial equity instruction make the military “more politicized,” with respondents more likely to answer “neither” than “less politicized.”