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The poll was impossible for me to answer:

"How would a candidate's atheism affect your decision whether to vote for them?

Very much Somewhat Not at all Undecided Other"

The poller probably imagines that a person who checks "Very Much" is saying that she would be very UNLIKELY to vote for the atheist candidate. In my case if I check "Very Much" I'm saying that I would be very LIKELY to vote for the atheist candidate. How does the poller know how to interpret the answer?? Poorly designed poll question with implicit and unacknowledged prejudice against an atheist candidate.

Wed, 13 Jun 2012 23:20:17 UTC | #947265