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NBC poll: Nearly two-thirds back decision not to release bin Laden photos
NBC News ^ | 05/08/2011 | Mark Murray

Posted on 05/09/2011 4:25:28 AM PDT by Rational Thought

The latest NBC News poll finds that nearly two-thirds of Americans back President Obama's decision not to release the photos taken after Osama bin Laden's death.

Fifty-two percent said they strongly believe the Obama administration should not release the photos, and an additional 12 percent agreed, although not as strongly.

By comparison, 24 percent said they strongly believe the photos should be released, and 5 percent more agreed not so strongly.

On Wednesday, the Obama administration announced it would not be releasing the photos, even though some politicians claimed they were needed to prove to the public and world that bin Laden was dead. However, on Friday, al Qaeda confirmed that bin Laden was killed.

The survey -- which will be released in full Monday night -- was conducted by Democratic pollster Peter D. Hart and Republican pollster Bill McInturff, and it was taken of 800 adults (100 reached by cell phone) from May 5 through May 7. It has an overall margin of error of plus-minus 3.5 percentage points. .

(Excerpt) Read more at firstread.msnbc.msn.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: obama; osamabinladen; photos
From the "quick, lets conduct a poll to support our leader" file.

I have some news for the media. I don't care if you release, don't release, or eat the photos for breakfast.

It's a nice attempt at diversion. I care about the economy, fuel prices, the housing market, socialized medicine, illegal immigration, National defense and an expanding, controlling Government.

Why doesn't NBC "News" take a real poll on those issues?

1 posted on 05/09/2011 4:25:31 AM PDT by Rational Thought
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To: Rational Thought
The latest NBC News poll finds....

for the next two years you can stop reading after seeing this.......

2 posted on 05/09/2011 4:28:36 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Rational Thought
Have you noticed the National Barack Channel and all the other Soros - Daley Machine media are now polling “ Adults “ and not Voters so they need foreigners to help their PUSH POlls to work !
Its the new Trick since the bothersome US Voters polls don’
t look at the good !
3 posted on 05/09/2011 4:34:48 AM PDT by ncalburt (DO MORE WIMPS need to apply to fight the Soros Funded Puppet !)
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To: Rational Thought

To paraphrase, ‘There are lies, dxmned lies, and NBC polls.’


4 posted on 05/09/2011 4:35:23 AM PDT by Jack Hammer (e)
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To: Doogle

WORD!


5 posted on 05/09/2011 4:38:00 AM PDT by Lysandru
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To: Rational Thought
Would NBC [the evening fake-news-'weather channel'] lie again?


6 posted on 05/09/2011 4:38:00 AM PDT by Diogenesis ( Vi veri veniversum vivus vici)
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To: Rational Thought

The whole purpose of not releasing the photos is that it would ruin the Osama bin Laden brand! A photo of a dead terrorist leader would look very bad for Jihadis.


7 posted on 05/09/2011 4:47:14 AM PDT by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals Crazy!)
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To: Rational Thought
Plenty of photographs are out there. One of them may even be real. The manifestation of doubt is what mattes.

I would not trust two thirds of this counties population with a squirt gun (they would pee in it)... Or a steel fork (they might put out an eye).

There comes a point when beating a dead hose into a fine pulp becomes... boring and messy.

8 posted on 05/09/2011 4:48:24 AM PDT by mmercier (cumbersome)
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To: Rational Thought
I could care less if the photos are released or not. The only reason I would like to see them released is because Obama doesn't want to release them.
9 posted on 05/09/2011 4:48:33 AM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: Rational Thought
2/3 of Americans are content with being bullied by a government who thinks the citizen are the children and the bureaucracy, the responsible parent. Also, 2/3 content about living in fear of Islamic radicals.

A responsible government would release the photos and grant a tax holiday for all gun and ammunition purchases. The Feds would pressure States who do not pass CC laws by withholding Federal $$$. Also, drop copies of “On War” in Afghanistan and explain that nation building has ended. We won't reveal our strategy and tactics, but rest assured it will be bloody as well as painful unless you submit fully to our needs/wants. The sooner we finish our mission the sooner we leave and let you go back to your "sophisticated" ways of living.

We either impose our will and fight to "render the enemy helpless" or get out. The enemy will be defined as wearing civilian clothes since that is their uniform of choice. Neocons, State Department drones in comfortable A/C offices, and nation builders, ponder over that (Geneva/uniforms) while we keep wasting an exorbitant amount of resources of our nation already swimming in mountain of debt.

10 posted on 05/09/2011 4:53:26 AM PDT by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians)
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To: missnry
Played2
11 posted on 05/09/2011 5:04:21 AM PDT by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: missnry
The whole purpose of not releasing the photos is that it would ruin the Osama bin Laden brand! A photo of a dead terrorist leader would look very bad for Jihadis.

Exactly why I would love to have them released - after seeing his smug face on the periodic videos, it would be great for the muzzies to get a good look at their "hero" in his debased condition.

12 posted on 05/09/2011 5:04:26 AM PDT by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: Rational Thought
ZERO will milk this until the last drop of milk comes out.
The MSM will assist.
His Problem:
It will not help the low life AT ALL! ! ! ! ! !
13 posted on 05/09/2011 5:08:42 AM PDT by DeaconRed (ZERO- Wrong place! Wrong time! Sorry Dr. John)
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The only photos I want to see is of the Navy personnel on board the ship that buried him at sea. I want to see them peeing all over the dead body. . . . and stuffing pig parts into him from the kitchen. . . .
14 posted on 05/09/2011 5:11:44 AM PDT by DeaconRed (ZERO- Wrong place! Wrong time! Sorry Dr. John)
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To: Rational Thought

Wait till CBS polls, it will be 98% agree with the ‘won’.


15 posted on 05/09/2011 5:14:07 AM PDT by Carley (We will not tire. We will not falter. We will not fail. W, 9/20/01)
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To: Rational Thought

Another phony polls from the left.


16 posted on 05/09/2011 5:17:39 AM PDT by bmwcyle (It is Satan's fault)
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To: Rational Thought
Even the example of flight 93 can't erase over a generation of appeasement toward terrorists & criminals. “Don't don't do anything to upset them, everything will turn out ok”.
17 posted on 05/09/2011 5:22:26 AM PDT by faucetman (Just the facts ma'am, just the facts)
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To: Rational Thought

the same 52% fully support releasing pictures of our guards at GITMO handling prisoners there, so as to inflame the muslim world

cut us a breaK MEdia, the jig is up on your pols, er, polls


18 posted on 05/09/2011 5:24:00 AM PDT by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: Rational Thought

Propaganda... check rasmussen.

LLS


19 posted on 05/09/2011 5:32:11 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (THANK YOU PRESIDENT BUSH!)
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To: Rational Thought

Hussein is not leading on this question, just following. You can be sure Axeldork did plenty of polling before the decisiom was made.


20 posted on 05/09/2011 5:32:25 AM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: Rational Thought

NB who?


21 posted on 05/09/2011 5:35:23 AM PDT by tunedin
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To: Rational Thought
NBC poll: Nearly two-thirds back decision not to release bin Laden photos

Big hairy deal.........90% of children under the age of five are opposed to vaccinations.

NBC, you gotta go outside the Oval Office to get your sampling.

22 posted on 05/09/2011 5:54:10 AM PDT by Badabing Badablonde (New to the internet? CLICK HERE)
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To: Rational Thought

I usually trust polls but this one has the smell of push poll all over it.


23 posted on 05/09/2011 5:55:43 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: Rational Thought

B.S poll from the state run media that worships Obama!

When I read a headline like this, then I just think this coming from the Obama network. I mean NBC. That means the majority of people do not believe Obama and want to see the real photos if they exist.


24 posted on 05/09/2011 5:56:13 AM PDT by Sprite518
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To: Rational Thought

Notice how all the polls now by the lib media are taken by only calling “adults”? It is the most inaccurate method. They don’t even break down the demographics anymore so they most likely are calling names right off the DNC calling list.


25 posted on 05/09/2011 5:57:58 AM PDT by 101voodoo
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To: Rational Thought

LOWER MY TAXES. That’s what important.


26 posted on 05/09/2011 6:01:50 AM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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It’s an NBC poll. Enough said. Obamajad could throw his own daughters off the top of the Empire State Building in full sight while the country watches and the lame stream commies would find a way to praise him for it. The lame streams would simply have us all believe the Obamajad children are in fact the anti-Christ and the happy couple are victims!


27 posted on 05/09/2011 6:10:03 AM PDT by RowdyFFC
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To: Rational Thought

Ringgg!

Hello.

Good evening. Do you have a moment to answer a polling question?

Sure, I guess.

President Obama has stated that displaying photos of Osama bin Laden would foment anger in the Muslim community and could put our brave soldiers at increased risk. The President also reminds us that these photos could cause a rapid increase in terrorist activities in this country, and that you and your children and your brothers and sisters and mom and dad could all be at increased risk of death or dismemberment. Knowing all this, do you still think it’s a good idea to show these photos?

Well, since you put it that way, I guess not.

Thanks for your time. Is there anyone else there at the teacher’s union headquarters that I can speak to?


28 posted on 05/09/2011 6:11:20 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Note to Obama: The only time you actually are the smartest person in the room is when you are alone.)
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To: Rational Thought

Not buying...........I call BS


29 posted on 05/09/2011 6:16:26 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Rational Thought

The Pentagon is recommending against releasing the photos... That’s good enough for me. Troop safety is not worth playing politics with.


30 posted on 05/09/2011 6:31:34 AM PDT by Tim n Texas
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