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Posted on 05/10/2009 5:15:42 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
Obama more popular than U.S. among Arabs: survey Sun May 10, 2009 7:02pm EDT
By Paul Eckert
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's popularity in leading Arab countries far outstrips that of the United States, suggesting he could be able to boost goodwill in the region toward his country, a survey showed on Sunday.
Obama, set to give a major speech to the Muslim world in Egypt next month, "currently enjoys widespread optimism among citizens of that region that he will have a positive effect on their own country, the Middle East, the United States and indeed the world," the polling outfit Ipsos said.
Ipsos said its poll, conducted in March, involved 7,000 adults in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Lebanon, Egypt and Jordan.
Of those surveyed, 33 percent had a favorable view of the United States, 43 percent had a negative view, 14 percent were neutral and 10 percent said they did not know, Ipsos said.
In contrast, Obama received favorable ratings averaging 48 percent in the region as a whole. Approval ran as high as 58 percent in Jordan and was lowest among Egyptians, who gave Obama favorable ratings of 35 percent, Ipsos said.
Only 22 percent of Egyptians expressed a favorable view of the United States, the lowest of the six countries surveyed.
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If you really hate America, you will LOVE Obama!
Better to be respected and feared than liked
Wait just a darn minute! When President Bush was holding hands with King Abdula...he was crucified!
When 0bama BOWS to the man, all is well?
The ‘American Apologist Tour’ continues.
Good. They can have him.
More likely suggesting that Muslims believe, rightfully so, that Obama will assist them in destroying the U.S. and Western civilization.
Naturally! He walks the walk and talks the talk.
And why wouldn’t he be? His muzzie grammie is going to the haj.
What horse dung.What he'll boost is the sense that we are a weak,spineless nation determined to oppose our friends and support our enemies.
another address to muslims
first call to a muslims
first address to the nation was to muslims on an Arab TV station
he tells a muslims country we’re not a christian country
he has only attended church once and that was because it was Easter and yet he can attend a racist anti American church for 20 years.
He took the oath the second time with not one person to witness it but the justice, was it on the bible or the Koran?
Says sorry to muslims
postpones the court case of the mastermind of the bombing of the USS cole
wants to close Gitmo and maybe even release mad muslims into this country
was a muslims he said but no one was allowed to mention it during the campaign and yet he keeps going on about it now after he was put into the white house
Gives 50 grand to Italy for their earth quake yet gives 900, grand to the Palestinians , really hamas,
and yet we’re supposed to think he is not a muslims or an enemy of this country
another address to muslims AGAIN, how nice , whats next call to prayer or how about well after looking into the Islam religion I have found it promotes peace and I ahave converted
What is the betting he says this while in power and still the loony left will believe this crap
Of course, he’s one of them.
Gosh I wonder why
Keeps 'em in their place.
I recall that a reporter was allowed to witness it, but no photographers were present. Has anyone alleged there was anything other than a Bible used for that oath?
So is taking a duker down a hole.
Good, He might have a Job after we FIRE his Ass later. Then he can try and finish what he started, the destruction of America.
That just about says it all for the loon.
The muzzies love him.
Shocking, just shocking...NOT.
“President Barack Obama’s popularity in leading Arab countries far outstrips that of the United States, suggesting he could be able to boost goodwill in the region toward his country,”
‘boost goodwill’ - read: lower defenses so we can launch a major attack and bring AmeriKa to her knees
‘toward his country’ - dear leader takes this phrase VERY personally. And so do we. His ‘country’ is not the same as America the Beautiful, land of the free, home of the brave. Come on Bammy, you don’t even know how many states there are, you imposter, usurper!
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