Monday, September 04, 2006

Most Americans Believe Bush Administration Is Muslim (Washington Post)

There's a depressing but utterly unsurprising survey in The Washington Post go read the whole thing. Here's the first few paragraphs of their coverage to whet your appetite:

"Negative Perception Of Islam Increasing
Poll Numbers in U.S. Higher Than in 2001

By Claudia Deane and Darryl Fears
Washington Post Staff Writers
Thursday, March 9, 2006; Page A01

As the war in Iraq grinds into its fourth year, a growing proportion of Americans are expressing unfavorable views of Islam, and a majority now say that Muslims are disproportionately prone to violence, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.

The poll found that nearly half of Americans -- 46 percent -- have a negative view of Islam, seven percentage points higher than in the tense months after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, when Muslims were often targeted for violence.

… … … [emphasis added - mfi] "

Hmmmm … Now let's see, launching a (failed) war in Afghanistan, launching a (failed) war in Iraq, launching a (failed) war in Lebanon, currently busily engaged in trying to launch a (destined for failure) war in Syria, currently busily engaged in trying to launch a (destined for failure) war in Iran … … …

Ergo most Americans believe the Bush Administration are Muslims. Who'da thunked it?

markfromireland

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