Polling on the “Ground Zero Mosque”

Tom Scocca rounds up polling about the Cordoba center, and he rounds up how different demographics feel about it. Interesting to me: a) the biggest supporters are Manhattanites (you know, the people who will actually be affected), b) a majority of people under 45 support it, and c) a majority of men support it.

Go Ahead, Build It Already

+23 NYC Borough – Manhattan (55 percent for – 32 percent against)

We Guess It’s Probably OK

+4 Political Ideology – Liberal (44 – 40)
+3 Age – Under 45 (44 – 41)
+1 Gender – Men  (43 – 42)

We’d Guess We’d Rather You Didn’t Build It

-2 Education – College graduate (42 – 44)
-7 Race – African American  (39 – 46)
-7 Religion – Protestant (38 – 45)
-8 Household Income – $50,000 or More (39 – 47)

Please Consider Not Building It

-10 Party Registration – Democrat (37 – 47)
-10 Party Registration – Non-enrolled (37 – 47)
-13 Race – Latino (32 – 45)

-16 Registered Voters (34 – 50)

Don’t Build It

-23 White Catholic status – Not White Catholic (29 – 52)
-23 NYC Borough – Queens and Staten Island (33 – 56)
-24 Political Ideology – Moderate (33 – 57)
-24 Household Income – Less than $50,000 (30 – 54)
-28 NYC Borough – Brooklyn (28 – 56)

Don’t Even Think About Building It

-30 NYC Borough – Bronx (19 – 49)
-31 Gender – Women (26 – 57)
-31 Age – 45 or older (27 – 58)
-31 Education – Not college graduate (26 – 57)
-33 Political Ideology – Conservative (24 – 57)
-35 Religion – Catholic (24 – 59)
-38 Race – White (25 – 63)

How Dare You Even Suggest Building It?

-48 Religion – Jewish (19 – 67)
-48 Party Registration – Republican (20 – 68)

Nobody Hates This Project More Than We Do

-58 White Catholic status – White Catholics (19 – 77)

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