POLL DU JOUR

The Washington Times Daily - - POLITICS -

● 77 per­cent of Amer­i­cans say Don­ald Trump’s de­feat of Hil­lary Clin­ton is an “ex­tremely” or “very” im­por­tant news story.

● 63 per­cent say world­wide ter­ror­ist at­tacks in sev­eral coun­tries is an ex­tremely or very im­por­tant news story.

● 51 per­cent say un­rest fol­low­ing po­lice-re­lated deaths and po­lice killings are ex­tremely or very im­por­tant.

● 43 per­cent cite the spread of the Zika virus, 38 per­cent cite the North Carolina bath­room is­sue.

● 34 per­cent cite the Brexit vote, 34 per­cent cite protests against the North Dakota oil pipeline project.

● 28 per­cent cite the ap­proval in four states of re­cre­ational mar­i­juana; 24 per­cent cite the death of Fidel Cas­tro, 16 per­cent the death of Muham­mad Ali.

Source: An Associated Press poll of 1,007 U.S. adults con­ducted Dec. 9-11.

● Mur­murs and asides to jharper@wash­ing­ton­times.com

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