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Polling method laughable, and delusion of American populace

Reader comment on item: NIE News: Nearly 2/3s of Americans Say It Leaves Them Less Safe

Submitted by Concerned Canadian (Canada), Dec 25, 2007 at 10:23

From a polling standpoint, taking results from a poll conducted by the "Israel Project" immediately indicates a biased response group. The supporters of the Israel Project are almost undeniably anti-Iranian due to the threat that Iran poses to Israel. Due to the threat Iran poses to Israel, those who respond indirectly feel America is also threatened.

As a previous responder made reference to, the "evidence" that Iran poses a threat due to its pursuit of nuclear weapons is non-existance. Under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, Iran is under full legal right to pursue nuclear technology. Given that the nation was declared "evil" in a Crusader-like style by an American President, Iran has now predictably been taken under its wing by both Russia and China.

A thinking point would be to consider a poll conducted in Iran, to see if the Iranians feel "threatened" by either Israel or US. My guess would be the positive results would be significantly higher than this poll.

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