Friday, April 21, 2006

We're not as terror-fied

Too furious to even feel fear.

New York Daily News - World & National Report - We're not as terror-fied:

"WASHINGTON - Four and a half years after 9/11, terror is no longer the issue on the top of Americans' minds, surpassed by the war in Iraq, immigration, fuel prices and even anger at politicians, a new poll says.

The Gallup Poll released yesterday said only 6% of Americans volunteer the issue of terrorism when asked an open-ended question on the most important problems facing the country.

That's behind 25% who say the Iraq war, 19% who pick immigration, 11% who name fuel prices and 8% who say bad government is the biggest problem.

Frank Newport, Gallup Poll editor-in-chief, cautioned that terror's low showing does not necessarily mean Americans think it's not important - only that it's not being discussed as much right now."

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