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Gallup Poll: American Confidence in Television Media Hits Historic Low

El Vaquero Wrote: Jul 11, 2012 9:33 AM
Let me see if I have this correct. You honestly believe that Democrats are "rationalists?" What part of spending more than we have, opening up the border to whoever wishes to wander in, and stopping the election officials from checking ID's is rational. Put that koolaid down, you're going to have an overdose.

These new findings should surprise…well, no one.

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Americans' confidence in television news is at a new low by one percentage point, with 21% of adults expressing a great deal or quite a lot of confidence in it. This marks a decline from 27% last year and from 46% when Gallup started tracking confidence in television news in 1993.

The findings are from Gallup's annual update on confidence in U.S. institutions, conducted June 7-10 this year. As such, the findings preceded the erroneous initial reports by cable-news networks CNN and Fox News...