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62% Say US Society Fair and Decent

Sixty-two percent (62%) of voters say that American society is generally fair and decent. A Rasmussen Reports survey of 1,500 Likely Voters found that 26% disagree and believe that American society is basically unfair and discriminatory. These basic perceptions about our country are part of the larger values question being discussed in the aftermath of Election 2004. Republicans, by an 80% to 12% margin, say that American society is generally fair and decent. Unaffiliated voters agree, but a 59% to 24% margin. However, Democrats are evenly divided. Forty-six percent (46%) of John Kerry's party say that American society is fair and decent while 41% say it is unfair and discriminatory.

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