April 14, 2008

Most voters disagree with Obama comment

The Rasmussen Reports survey asked voters nationwide: "Do you agree or disagree with Barack Obama’s statement that people in small towns 'cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations'?

Among all voters, 56 percent disagreed, and 43 percent of Democrats did. Not surprisingly, those who described themselves as conservatives were more adamant in their disagreement.

Among all voters, 45 percent said the comments reflected an "elitist view" of small town voters. The poll was conducted Saturday and Sunday and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points.

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