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Poll Shows People Recognize Bush is an Idiot

Poll results indicate that bush has 0% popularity, and that 100% of respondents think he's an idiot. Is it time for him to go? Polls don't lie, do they.
Someone posted the corporate media's poll results, which continue to indicate approval above 50% for pretzel-eating dweeb GW bush. Since I couldn't believe people would really be that ignorant, and since certain irregularities in recent polls have disturbed me, I decided to conduct my own, very scientific, poll.

I took a lesson from Gallup and the corporate media. I chose a completely random sample of all my friends and the people in my household, and asked the following questions:

1. Do you think George Bush is an idiot? (Yes: 100% No: 0%)

2. Should George Bush be in charge of running the world? (Yes: 0% No: 100%)

3. Did bush steal the election? (Yes: 100% No: 0%)

4. Are you better off now than you were four years ago? (Yes: 0% No:99% "If you mean better because of him, no, if you mean in general then yes": 1%)

5. Do you approve of the job George Bush has done so far as "president"? (Yes: 0% No: 100%)

6. Do you think bush (a)earned or (b)bought his way into the whitehouse? (a: 0% b: 100%)

7. Who do you think is really in charge? (No one: 14% "I am": 2% Cheney: 45% Don't Know: 15% The People: 24%)

8. Do you think Cheney has his hand up his little Bush-puppet's butt? (Yes: 50% No: 2% "Ew, Gross":48%)

9. Do you think the "war on terror" is really about making the world safe
for Americans? (Yes: 0% No:100%)
If not, what's it about? ("Bush getting his oil": 10% "oil": 60% Controlling The People: 30%)

10. Who really took out the world trade center? (Bush: 41% CIA: 89% The US: 14%)(Some respondents gave more than one answer for this question.)

Although not everyone has responded at this time, all those who have responded are reflected in the figures in parentheses above.

The point, of course, is that polls can say anything we want them to say. We can ask leading questions, we can ask only "targeted groups," we can make them up entirely. One may criticize the many lapses of objectivity in the above poll -- I asked only people with whom I have something in common, I asked leading questions, I didn't give information about how many people I asked or how many of those people actually responded. All of these would be valid points, even if he reeally IS an idiot. (And he is.) But not enough people are asking these questions about the polls that cross corporate screens and newspapers every day, trying to buttress support for bush and his insane policies.

Is anyone even following the story about the disappearing exit poll data in the last election? Does anyone remember that? Exit poll data mysteriously disappeared from every precinct in the country, never to be recovered. Subsequently, Republicans swept into offices that had been predicted to go to Democrats. Hmmmm. Is there a connection? Why didn't the media follow this story? Why did they let it just disappear like that?

I have repeatedly said that reality isn't nearly as important as the stories people tell about reality. The person who controls the stories we tell controls our minds, and therefore controls the world. Polls are one way of telling a story about our society. You think bushCo hasn't figured that out? Think again. And next time you see a poll telling you how all your neighbors think bush is great and war is great and dissent is unamerican, ask some questions about it.
He's Also A Terrorist 10.Jul.2003 12:13

Legal Eagle

USC Title 18, Section 2331, (a new category) - "domestic terrorism" - has been created and means activities that:

"involve acts dangerous to human life that are a violation of the criminal laws of the United States or of any State; appear to be intended to intimidate or coerce a civilian population, to influence the policy of a government by intimidation or coercion, or to affect the conduct of a government by mass destruction, assassination, or kidnapping, and occur primarily within the territorial jurisdiction of the United States."

Bush lied about Saddam's WMD capabilities (criminal fraud) to intimidate and coerce the public and congress to get his oil war in Iraq. Bush is, by definition of his own Patriot Act, a terrorist.

have i got a poll for you 10.Jul.2003 18:25

pip squeak

the radical right is more than adept at double speak. they couch (and i'm quite comfortable using "they" in reference to "them") all their propaganda and agendas in polarized terms. If you're not pro life, well then..you must be...pro death..right? I wouldn't be surprised if they flew into another building just to keep the public paralized with fear to get re-elected.

This isn't about oil, or money. It's about power. sometimes i just imagine other world leaders shaking their heads, and thinking what kind of idiot's WE ARE to allow this moron to stay in power.