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U.S. Muslims Most Approving
of Obama, Mormons Least

Gallup Politics, by Jeffrey M. Jones

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 7/11/2014 11:20:33 AM

PRINCETON, NJ -- Seventy-two percent of U.S. Muslims approved of the job President Barack Obama was doing as president during the first six months of 2014, higher than any other U.S. religious group Gallup tracks. Mormons were least approving, at 18%. In general, majorities of those in non-Christian religions -- including those who do not affiliate with any religion -- approved of Obama, while less than a majority of those in the three major Christian religious groups did.(Snip for graph) The results are based on aggregated data from more than 88,000 Gallup Daily tracking interviews conducted in the first six

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 7/11/2014 11:25:38 AM     (No. 9919775)

Of course they are. They know he´s one of them.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: sw penn, 7/11/2014 11:31:01 AM     (No. 9919781)

and working for the same goal!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Straitpath, 7/11/2014 1:04:05 PM     (No. 9919928)

Mormons staunchly support Israel.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JonR, 7/11/2014 1:06:37 PM     (No. 9919931)

Birds of a feather, water seeking its own level... etc...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 7/11/2014 1:11:45 PM     (No. 9919934)

Number 3 is correct. I can´t figure out by what stretch of Gallup´s limited imagination can one equate Mormons with those Muslims? They are from different planets, altogether. Gallup isn´t interested in polling, only in garnering headlines.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: finally50, 7/11/2014 1:27:37 PM     (No. 9919951)

They should conduct a poll to see the percentage of Mormons who support Harry Reid.....I´ll bet the number would be less than 18%! (speaking as a Mormon who is profoundly embarrassed each time Harry opens his sniveling little yap)

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Reply 7 - Posted by: harper, 7/11/2014 1:30:32 PM     (No. 9919952)

Muslims and Mormons.

Of those two groups, we know which ones wear the white hats and which ones wear the black turbans...er...hats.

We know which ones make the deserts bloom and which ones make the deserts a killing field. Which ones routinely make something good out of virtually nothing and which ones routinely make their ill-deserved gift of crude oil riches into nothing but misery.

We know which ones the progressive love and which group they loathe.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: radrelic, 7/11/2014 2:16:09 PM     (No. 9920004)

Oh, no, they are spotlighting the Mormons again. Couldn´t they just group all the non-protestant Christians into one group.

The other religions the religious right has named the cult religions that began in the same era, the Restoration Era in America when Ralph Waldo Emerson was a major voice-the Jehovah Witnesses, the Seventh day Adventists and the non Trinitarian Eastern Orthodox and Copts? Should be lumped together as other Christians (meaning Christ is our light folks but un-Roman Catholic in origin or schism from?

Pushed to the fore front when the stoning begins? Spotlighted for sure. And to what purpose, to what eventual result? Just a little thing but strange?

And we thought Mitt Romney in the White House would make it all Mormon all the time?

Lets out Reid and push him out to the very front point in the stoning? That is an un-Mormon statement but as Reid has shown there are individual differences even in a very conservative religious group. And Christ never made snide remarks either--the human condition and our all too humanness?

Our blood the same color when shed?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: agrunt, 7/11/2014 2:45:01 PM     (No. 9920053)

Well we now know which of our religious groups has the greatest percentage of their folks with their head out of their fourth point of contact.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: tip35c, 7/11/2014 3:36:18 PM     (No. 9920157)

The headline is only half true, because I´m not Mormon.

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