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US voters asked to locate Iran on a map

Discussion in 'The War Room' started by frandie2b, Jan 10, 2020.

  1. frandie2b ------(SALD BELT)------

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    Link of the survey : https://morningconsult.com/2020/01/08/can-you-locate-iran-few-voters-can/

    Poll conducted among 1995 U.S voters
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    • 28% of registered voters could point out Iran on a zoomed-in map of the region.

    • 49% said they heard “a lot” about the death of Gen. Qassem Soleimani.

    • 69% said the strike makes war with Iran more likely, and 50% said it makes the U.S. less safe.
     
  2. Metusalemi Black Belt

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    Do some of them understand the concept of ocean?
     
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  3. frandie2b ------(SALD BELT)------

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    Do they even understand the concept of a map / geography ..?
     
  4. Slick_36 Bad Man from Borger, Texas

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    I'm just kind of baffled these voters knew about this in 1995, why didn't they warn us?
     
  5. Last Samurai Gold Belt

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    For sure most Americans can't find Iran on a map, but based on some of those answers I have to assume that many people were also just trolling.
     
  6. redwire Few and Far Between

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    The ones who thought Iran was in Canada must have been terrified. The ones who thought it was in the USA, doubly so.
     
  7. Arkain2K Si vis pacem, para bellum

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    Luckily, our missiles use GPS coordinates to find Iran if needed, not paper maps.
     
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  8. no fat chicks Worlds greatest poster

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    To be fair when I did this survey it sounded like they asked where to find Iron not Iran.
     
  9. freakroor Brown Belt

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    for perspective, how many Iranians can find USA on a map?
     
  10. Nate banged my mom Banned Banned

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    Who really currs. Trump a gangata
     
  11. bobgeese Steel Belt

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    I’m shocked 28% got it right.
     
  12. SRN SOCRATEEEES

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    Iran is everywhere! Including America? Lol Yeah people were definetly trolling.
     
  13. Stoic1 Weapons are my religion

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  14. frandie2b ------(SALD BELT)------

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    Or maybe US mil bases around the globe lol
     
  15. nac386 Steel Belt

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    A lot of those dots are in the ocean, which makes me wonder how many of these people just completed this poll without even trying. I doubt anybody actually thinks Iran is in the Tasman Sea.
     
  16. ElKarlo Titanium Belt

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    Always wish I could be asked this. I can literally name every nation on earth save a couple of the crazy ones in Micronesia.
     
  17. SmilinDesperado Gold Belt

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    It's pretty obvious that a lot of people were trolling.

    It's a pointless exercise anyways. Not being able to find Iran on a map doesnt say much of anything. The vast majority of Americans dont know anything about Iran, but they also dont a lot about a lot of countries.

    The lack of knowledge on geography is the least of the problems. Knowing where the UK is on a map isnt going to help you explain BREXIT.
     
  18. Bangkok ready d1 Black Belt

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    No they were not trolling, the geography knowledge of the average america really is awful even in my country where the school system sucks ass people are not that bad at geography, is just part of the culture
     
  19. Sakurabaism Black Belt

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    That's a pretty small sample for such a critical issue though.
     
  20. TribalDrumz Silver Belt

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    Sad thing is most Americans don’t even know any ancient Persian empire history or that they were Zoroastrians. Cyrus , Darius tons of culture.

    Also it’s not a desert. It’s like a giant California with every sort of region. Mountains , deserts , oceans.

    Wonder if they know where the Caspian Sea is or even heard of it.
     

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