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The latest FOX poll in the general election has some interesting questions.  No doubt, the "news" network intends to use the answers to these questions as talking points.  Read below and see what you think:

Here's the link if you want to read all of the polling questions:

  1. Recently there's been some discussion about presidential candidates wearing

or not wearing American flag lapel pins. Do you care whether a candidate is
wearing an American flag lapel pin or not?
Yes No (Don't know)
17-18 Jun 08 31% 66 3
Democrats 22% 75 2
Republicans 40% 57 3
Independents 31% 65 4
FOR REFERENCE: If a candidate for president wore an American flag lapel pin in the past
and then announced that he or she would no longer wear a flag pin, would that make you
have some doubts about the person’s patriotism or not?
Yes No (Don’t know)
9-10 Oct 07 50% 45 5
Democrats 43% 52 5
Republicans 63% 32 5
Independents 43% 56 1

I think if someone polled me about the flagpin question, I'd have to say, "Am I supposed to have an opinion on this?"

Here's another:

  1. How much do you think Barack Obama loves America?

SCALE: 1. A great deal 2. Somewhat 3. Not much 4. Not at all 5. (Don’t know)
A great deal Somewhat Not much Not at all (DK)
17-18 Jun 08 48% 24 8 7 12
Democrats 68% 17 4 3 9
Republicans 27% 34 14 12 14
Independents 45% 23 10 9 13

  1. How much do you think John McCain loves America?

SCALE: 1. A great deal 2. Somewhat 3. Not much 4. Not at all 5. (Don’t know)
A great deal Somewhat Not much Not at all (DK)
17-18 Jun 08 64% 21 4 3 8
Democrats 57% 24 6 4 9
Republicans 73% 19 2 1 4
Independents 66% 17 2 5 10

Let's see.  Can you measure how much you love your country?  Oh, that's right, FOX news has just invented a new tool.  It's called the PATRIOMETER!  You hook it up to your chest like an EKG and it measures the amount of patriotism in your heart.

Let me just get hooked up here and I'll let you know my readings . . .

Originally posted to Liz Arnett on Fri Jun 20, 2008 at 09:47 AM PDT.

Poll

How much do YOU love America?

9%12 votes
11%15 votes
6%8 votes
21%27 votes
1%2 votes
50%64 votes

| 128 votes | Vote | Results

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