From YouGov, the gift that keeps on giving–material to me and migraines to many of you–contemporary support for busing “to achieve racial balance in public schools”, by selected demographic characteristics. “Not sure” responses are excluded. Consequently, residual values indicate percentages opposed to busing:
Busing appears to be a winning issue in the Democrat primaries and a neutral one in the general election. Bringing it up in the first debate was more than a mere pretense for painting Biden as a racist–it was to gain Harris support in her own right.
Social egalitarianism has many enemies. Freedom–not just of association, but freedom in general–is one of them.