Poll: 60 Percent Consider Fort Hood a ‘Terrorist Act’

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 4:42 pm

Politico reports that Republicans are labeling the Fort Hood tragedy an act of “terrorism,” and Rasmussen Reports is out with a poll backing up that CW:

Should the shooting incident be investigated by military authorities as a terrorist act or by civilian authorities as a criminal act?

60 percent – Military authorities as a terrorist act
27 percent – Civilian authorities as a criminal act
13 percent -  Not sure

I think the “military/civilian” wording might be skewing this, and would love to see a “clean” poll on the question.

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Fuck Scotty Rasmussen
Comment posted November 11, 2009 @ 7:42 pm

Rasmussen is a Republican scumbag. The wording is deliberate.

Why no option for “military investigation of a criminal act”?

Because Scotty Rasmussen is a dishonest sack of shit.


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JoeyTranchina
Comment posted November 12, 2009 @ 4:21 am

87% of the voters in this poll are clueless. Baseless opinions say volumes about loose-talkers, but nothing about the causes of this tragic event. This is going to be a slow and painful investigation, which may never reveal an an adequate explanation for incomprehensible actions which tragically changed the lives of so many innocent people.


JoeyTranchina
Comment posted November 12, 2009 @ 9:21 am

87% of the voters in this poll are clueless. Baseless opinions say volumes about loose-talkers, but nothing about the causes of this tragic event. This is going to be a slow and painful investigation, which may never reveal an an adequate explanation for incomprehensible actions which tragically changed the lives of so many innocent people.


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