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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

That damned Poll

What's Mallard raving about today?

Supreme Court, Americans

Over 80% of Republicans in Alabama and Mississippi believe President Obama is not a Christian. And over 60% don't believe in Evolution.

So what is your point?


rewinn said...

Not even Teapartiers know that the head of the Supreme Court is a corporate lawyer who sneers at them.

CW in LA said...

Anyone wanna just take a wild guess why Brews chose Thurgood Marshall?

Anonymous said...

I know! It's Chief Justice Metta World Peace, right? Or were the previous two days' strips just a red herring?

DiR said...

Whoops! Someone forgot to submit the rest of his ground-breaking series, "Kids don't know shit that I think they should know"! I, for one, and super relieved that he has re-continued this in-depth report, as I wouldn't want to miss a single new and exciting detail as they get revealed.
I can't wait to see the next installment of his other power-house, "Boy, redundancy in government is ridiculous! You'd never get away with it in the private sector!" collection in five parts.

'This comic sucks', would be my central point.

Kip W said...

DiR, the other bad thing is kids who know or think something he doesn't. Who the hell do they think they are?

Rootbeer said...

Don't know why the Seattle PI never posted the comment I submitted there yesterday, but I provided a link to the survey and pointed out that it was a multiple-choice question. Respondents were given 4 names to choose from: John Roberts, Thurgood Marshall, John Paul Stevens, and Harry Reid.

It's not hard to see why people who weren't sure of the answer would go with the name of somebody who had sat on the court for almost 30 years, over somebody who's presided for less than 7.

And talk about missing the point: a 53% majority of respondents responded "don't know," a far more damning statistic than a mere 8% guessing the wrong justice.

But I guess that wouldn't have given Tinsley the opportunity to showcase his caricature of I Don't Know How To Draw Thurgood Marshall.

rewinn said...

@Rootbeer - to follow up, here's the survey >

It's worth noting that 28% correctly identified "John Roberts" even though the name sounds like a made-up distractor or a fictional crooked right-wing politician".