Egypt crisis flying under Americans’ radar

Posted: February 9, 2011 in Uncategorized

The Pew Center has come out with a new poll asking Americans about the crisis in Egypt, and it’s clear they’re not thinking about it a great deal.

About half of Americans — 52 percent — report having heard little or nothing about the demonstrations, according to the poll of 1,385 adults, which was conducted Wednesday through Monday.

Clear majorities of Democrats (69 percent) and independents (57 percent) say President Barack Obama administration has handled the situation about right. By contrast, only 43 percent of Republicans say the same, and they’re just about split on whether he’s showing too much support for the protesters (19 percent) or too little (15 percent). Read here

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s