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New poll reveals how Canadians, Mexicans would describe the U.S. in one word

The new poll comes from the Pew Research Center

President Donald Trump speaks in Monroe, Louisiana, in November 2020.
President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Monroe Civic Center in Monroe, La., in November.
Evan Vucci, Associated Press

How would you describe the U.S. in one word? A new poll has an unique answer.

What’s going on:

  • The Pew Research Center released the findings of a new poll that asked Canadians and Mexicans to offer one word to describe the United States.
  • President Donald Trump’s name topped the list for Canada, while it placed fourth for Mexico.
  • Several of the words centered around money, opportunity and success. Others highlighted the chaos, discrimination and darker sides of the country.
  • Read the full list below with the word and number of respondents who used that word.

Canada:

  • Trump — 163
  • President — 22
  • Chaos — 15
  • Confused — 13
  • Bully — 12
  • Disappointing — 12
  • Divided — 12
  • Powerful _ 12
  • Sad — 12
  • Arrogant — 11
  • Good — 11
  • Disorganized — 10
  • Power — 10

Mexico

  • Money — 57
  • Work — 53
  • Bad — 50
  • Trump — 46
  • Migration — 44
  • Economy — 43
  • Wall — 29
  • Discrimination — 27
  • Racism — 22
  • Migrants — 18
  • President — 18
  • Better quality of life — 16
  • Opportunity — 15
  • Go — 13
  • Injustice — 12
  • Racists — 12
  • Good — 10

What it tell us

  • Pew Research Center said: “Taken together, these responses provide a more descriptive view of the way Canadians and Mexicans see the U.S. and their relationship with their neighbor.”