Why is America so politically divided? – BBC News

It’s no secret that there’s a great deal of animosity between liberals and conservatives in America, but just how big is this divide?

A new survey of Americans by the Pew Research Center suggests the political polarisation is at widest in at least two decades.

There is also now less overlap between liberal and conservative ideologies.

The BBC’s David Botti highlights some of the report’s biggest finds.

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