One-third of Republicans: Obama’s threat to America more than Putin

One-third of Republicans: Obama’s threat to America more than Putin

Posted 30/03/2015 12:08 PM

One-third of Republicans - Obamas threat to America more than PutinOne-third of Republicans believe that the US President Barack Obama represents an imminent threat to the United States, is more than the Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Poll for “Reuters Ipsos” online this month and polled 2809 Americans to arrange a rate of one to five, what is considered the biggest threat posed by countries, organizations and individuals in the United States, so that it gives the one who poses no threat and five who represents an imminent threat.

The result of the poll showed that 34% of Republicans rated Obama as representing an imminent threat ahead of Putin (25%), who was accused of aggression against Ukraine and the lion (23%), which Western governments say he used chlorine gas and explosive barrels against his own people.

Said Barry Jlasnr sociologist and author of “The Culture of Fear: Why Americans are afraid of the wrong things,” that, given the level of polarization in American politics these results were not surprising.

The survey was conducted in the period between 16 and 24 March / March poll included the views of the democratically in 1083 and 1059 Republican.

He said 27 percent of Republicans polled Democratic Party and imminent threat to the United States, while 22 percent said Democrats Republican Party and imminent threat.

And the people who were polled feel especially concerned about the threats related to possible terrorist attacks. He said 58% of respondents state regulation of an imminent threat against 43% of al-Qaeda.

He said that 34% of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is an imminent threat, compared to 27% of the Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

He said 39% of respondents believe that cyber attacks represent an imminent threat, while one-third of the participants said that the drug trade represents an imminent threat.

He expressed concern Aldemaqratinon more than Republicans about climate change.

He said 33% of Democrats that global warming represents an imminent threat, while 27% of Republicans said that climate change is not a threat at all.

Source – Reuters