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Poll: Americans back Iran deal
Politico, by Jose Delreal

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Posted By:congaree53, 11/27/2013 11:34:50 AM

Americans support the nuclear deal with Iran brokered in Geneva by a two to one margin, according to a new poll. The Reuter/Ipsos survey shows that 44 percent of Americans are in favor of the six-month interim agreement reached in Geneva on Saturday, while 22 percent are opposed to it. Under the temporary agreement, Iran will receive $7 billion in sanctions relief over six months in exchange for accepting restrictions on its nuclear development program. But although the agreement has been touted by the administration as a diplomatic breakthrough, critics have said it could pave the way for Iranian nuclear

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65 percent of Americans saying the United States should not become involved militarily in the Middle East “unless America is directly threatened.”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 11/27/2013 11:40:05 AM     (No. 9631653)

Reuters poll means the opposite is the case.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 11/27/2013 11:42:40 AM     (No. 9631659)

Americans also elected Barack Obama their president - twice. One has, therefore, sadly to conclude that what Americans think(using the term generously) must be viewed with a mixture of skepticism and dismay.

Obama, of course, is lying again to the American people, this time about the secret Iran negotiations. Who would ever have thought that the leaders of Iran would have, and deserve, more credibility than the president of the United States?

Has America ever had a presidential liar of the order of magnitude of Barack Obama? I cannot think of one. Obama´s lies are of stupendous, gigantic, totalitarian dimensions. They remind one of the Big Lie theory of Goebbels and Hitler: one should lie on such a scale and with such boldness that normal people would find it impossible to believe anyone would dare to tell such untruths unless there were at least something to them. This, of course, relies upon the simplicity and naivety of the public, which cannot bring itself to believe anyone really capable of such monumental, incredible, self-evidently false lies.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Susannah, 11/27/2013 11:53:21 AM     (No. 9631673)

The headline is to some degree misleading. A plurality-44%--back the deal. But that´s quite bad enough.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Hotrod, 11/27/2013 11:56:44 AM     (No. 9631682)

People can only form an opinion on what they know.

What they know is what the administration is telling them.

What the administration is telling them is not exactly right. Just like everything else the administration has tried to sell the people!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MirJoy, 11/27/2013 12:03:31 PM     (No. 9631690)

Lordy, I´d love to know how many who answered the ´phone knew what the heck the pollsters were talking about - sortof similar to people interviewed by Jay Leno on the streets of N.Y. - so scary. I can´t imagine any serious person believing any of these poll results.

I was thinking, though, that opinion polling is one occupation where there seems to be some job growth because it seems someone is taking a poll every other minute.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 11/27/2013 12:27:57 PM     (No. 9631715)

A majority of Americans couldn´t find Iran on a map. More BS polls to prop up a coward, no nothing, empty suit, laughingstock.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: yuban, 11/27/2013 12:28:03 PM     (No. 9631716)

Which deal? Kerry´s deal or Iran´s deal?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 11/27/2013 12:50:16 PM     (No. 9631738)

Welcome to Jimmy Carter, part Two.

The world has just become a more dangerous place, thanks to Barrack Obama.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: usingthebean, 11/27/2013 1:09:28 PM     (No. 9631767)

Polls must be seen for what they´ve been constructed to accomplish. Propaganda!
Polls are nothing but propaganda by getting the masses to believe what they indicate.
Who you gonna believe, polls or your lying eyes?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: tennman, 11/27/2013 1:15:17 PM     (No. 9631777)

In effect we´re bribing them to "play nice". The Iranians have already schooled O and K and are laughing all the way to the bank and the nuke arms depot.

What´s the next 6 months cost? 7.5 Bil?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: paral04, 11/27/2013 1:31:03 PM     (No. 9631795)

What bull! Appeasement isn´t peace

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Reply 12 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 11/27/2013 2:19:50 PM     (No. 9631859)

uh.. yeah..
44% of Americans can´t SPELL Iran..

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Reply 13 - Posted by: rtwngprof, 11/27/2013 2:51:36 PM     (No. 9631898)

Oh, I guarantee you that if you asked them what the terms of the agreement are, the VAST majority of them would have no freaking idea.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: harper, 11/27/2013 3:43:10 PM     (No. 9631953)

The description of the deal was written in cursive...

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Trigger2, 11/28/2013 5:45:33 AM     (No. 9632399)

What did Reuters do? Poll only demonrats, Marxists, socialists and communists?

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