POLL DU JOUR

The Washington Times Daily - - POLITICS -

● 53 per­cent of Amer­i­cans be­lieve Sad­dam Hus­sein had weapons of mass de­struc­tion that were never found; 69 per­cent of Repub­li­cans, 52 per­cent of in­de­pen­dents and 42 per­cent of Democrats agree.

● 52 per­cent over­all be­lieve Rus­sia hacked into Demo­cratic emails to help Don­ald Trump win the elec­tion; 27 per­cent of Repub­li­cans, 47 per­cent of in­de­pen­dents and 75 per­cent of Democrats agree.

● 52 per­cent be­lieve “a hand­ful of Wall Street in­sid­ers” se­cretly or­ches­trated the 2008 fi­nan­cial crash; 51 per­cent of Repub­li­cans, 51 per­cent of in­de­pen­dents and 54 per­cent of Democrats agree.

● 46 per­cent be­lieve that “mil­lions of il­le­gal votes were cast in the elec­tion”; 52 per­cent of Repub­li­cans, 52 per­cent of in­de­pen­dents and 36 per­cent of Democrats agree.

● 37 per­cent be­lieve Rus­sia tam­pered with vote tal­lies to help Mr. Trump; 18 per­cent of Repub­li­cans, 33 per­cent of in­de­pen­dents and 52 per­cent of Democrats agree.

● 36 per­cent be­lieve Pres­i­dent Obama was born in Kenya; 52 per­cent of Repub­li­cans, 39 per­cent of in­de­pen­dents and 20 per­cent of Democrats agree.

Source: An Econ­o­mist/YouGov poll of 1,376 U.S. adults con­ducted Dec. 17-20.

● Cranky out­bursts and po­lite ap­plause to jharper@wash­ing­ton­times.com

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