Poll: 30% of GOP voters support bombing Agrabah, the city from Aladdin

Probably you saw this one – but just in case you missed it . . . As Mark Twain is reputed to have said, ‘God invented war so Americans would learn geography.’ Seems not much has changed since his day.

‘Almost one-third of Republican primary voters would support bombing the fictional kingdom of Agrabah, according to a report released by Public Policy Polling on Friday.

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Don’t think you’re safe over there – we’re comin’ to bomb you mothers!

‘More than 530 Republican primary voters were polled this week on their support for Republican candidates and foreign policy issues including banning Muslims from entering the US, Japanese internment camps from the Second World War and bombing Agrabah, the kingdom from Disney’s animated classic, “Aladdin”.

‘In its poll, Public Policy Polling asked the 532 Republicans: “Would you support or oppose bombing Agrabah?” While 57% of responders said they were not sure, 30% said they supported bombing it. Only 13% opposed it.

‘Republican primary voters polled by the PPP aren’t just worried about Agrabah. Of those polled, 36% believe that thousands of Arabs in New Jersey cheered when the World Trade Center collapsed on 9/11. About 54% of those polled support banning Muslims from entering the United States and 46% support the creation of a national database of Muslims in the United States.’ Read the whole article

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