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Question of the Day
Mr. Geraghty observes, “Someday we’ll have a president more interested in preventing crises than winning them.”
POLL DU JOUR
• 51 percent of U.S. voters describe themselves as “centrists.”
• 71 percent say that when they vote, they are “voting for the lesser of two evils.”
• 55 percent of that group are moderates, 36 percent are Democrats and 36 percent are independents.
• 28 percent are Republicans, 25 percent are conservatives and 15 percent support the tea party.
• 48 percent of centrists say they “vote equally” for Democrats or Republicans.
• 36 percent of centrists overall are “hopeful” about the nation’s future; 35 percent are “anxious.”
• 34 percent own a firearm; 26 percent describe themselves as “pro-life.”
Source: An Esquire/NBC News survey of 2,410 registered U.S. voters conducted Aug. 5-11 and released Tuesday.
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