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US: National Survey (CBSTimes-4/22-26)


CBS News / New York Times
4/22-26/09; 973 adults, 3% margin of error
Mode: Live Telephone Interviews

National

Obama Job Approval
68% Approve, 23% Disapprove (chart)
Dems: 91 / 3 (chart)
inds: 65 / 24 (chart)
Reps: 31 / 57 (chart)

Economy: 61% Approve, 29% Disapprove (chart)

Favorable / Unfavorable
54% Favorable, 18% Not Favorable (chart)

State of the Country
41% Right Direction, 50% Wrong Track (chart)
Economy: 26% Getting Better, 25% Getting Worse (chart)

Congressional Job Approval
28% Approve, 55% Disapprove (chart)

Do you think it is sometimes justified to use waterboarding and other aggressive interrogation tactics to get information from a suspected terrorist, or are these tactics never justified?

    37% Justified
    36% Not justified

(CBS story, Obama, Race Relations, Waterboarding, Times story, results)

 

Comments
Stillow:

I'm guessing those 36 percent of you who say it is not justified would quickly chang eyour minds if the next attack occurs in your city.
How on earth did a third of this nation get so dim witted????

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change:

you nutcase you have now become an advocate for torture! In Nazi Germany the public supported hitlers crimes, but that didn't make it right! shame on you!

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