Skip to comments.Support for Obama Soars in Europe: Poll
Posted on 05/30/2008 6:53:29 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
If citizens of five leading European countries were electing the next U.S. president, Democratic Sen. Barack Obama would be a shoo-in, according to a new poll that also reveals strong views on America's global role.
In a survey of some 6,200 people in Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Russia, the senator from Illinois received 52 percent of the vote to just 15 percent for Republican Sen. John McCain. Sen. Hillary Clinton was not listed as an option in the YouGov poll, conducted for the London Daily Telegraph 's Internet site.
The biggest gap between the two presumptive candidates was in Germany, where Obama scored 67 percent support to McCain's six percent. In Russia, the gap was the smallest, with Obama leading by a 31-24 margin.
Respondents in the other three countries also favored Obama by large margins -- Italy (70-15), France (65-8) and Britain (49-14).
To a separate question, respondents said Obama was better equipped than McCain "to lead the world economy out of its current difficulties" in all the surveyed countries except Russia, where McCain was favored by a 36-28 point margin.
The survey also found that more people in four of the five countries viewed the United States as "a force for evil" in today's world than "a force for good."
Only in Italy did more respondents (49-27 percent) consider the U.S. a force for good rather than evil. Of those in the other four countries, Russians were the most anti-American, with 56 percent calling the U.S. a force for evil and only 16 percent a force for good. Germans had the next most negative view (39-25 percent) of America's global role.
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Maybe we could vote him off the island in November and send him to rule over the Euro-peons.
OK that's 5 of the 57 states Obama campaigned in
Good, let’s ship him over there.
These Euro-Weenies love Muslims, so naturally they’re gonna love a Muslim apostate like Obama-lama-ding-dong.
Does anyone even care what Europeans want or think anymore? I don’t dislike Europe, I dislike Europeans.
Great, make Obama president of the EU.
THEY can have him.
Everyone repeat after me...
“AMERICANS DON’T CARE!”
Just don;t call us 10 years from now when Saudi Italia or the Arab Emirate of Germany calls us for the 3rd time to save their spineless hides all over again.
Let’s see, they don’t like us and want to saddle us with Obama. Makes sense.
Is this the same Europe which has been electing conservatives?
Seems to me they were in love with Jean Francois and Albert le Grand Gros Fromage as well, weren’t they?
I’m going to quit following politics henceforth and simply vote for the person running against the person European polls favor.
The world doesn’t need two Europes.
YEP...that was MY thought....”THEY CAN HAVE HIM!” Now....please
I remember talking to my French friend a few months back. She was curious who I wanted to be our next President: Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama.
I told her neither. That I was for Mitt Romney.
She went silent for a minute and then commented about how she didn’t even know he was in the race. This was in the most heated moments of the campaign. Just before Iowa.
I think that’s very telling about the media Europeans are fed. This particular girl is generally fairly well informed. But you could tell where the media focus was.
Does anyone else out there feel like the rest of Planet Earth has been taken up in a spacecraft by aliens,had brain transplants,returned back down to earth and you and your immediate family were missed ?