Voters Still See Some Obama Foreign Policy Views As Different Than Their Own
A survey conducted just before Barack Obama’s highly-publicized talks with Chinese President Hu Jintao this week shows that voters continue to believe the president’s ideas on foreign policy don’t quite match their own.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that a plurality of Likely Voters (41%) says Obama believes America’s allies should do what the United States wants most often. But 23% think Obama believes America should do what its allies want more often, while 27% think neither scenario applies. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on January 17-18, 2011 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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