Nine Years After 9/11, Only 1% See Terrorism as Top U.S. Problem

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    Nine Years After 9/11, Only 1% See Terrorism as Top U.S. Problem

    Frank Newport
    Gallup
    Sept 12, 2010

    PRINCETON, NJ — Nine years after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, 1% of Americans mention terrorism as the most important problem facing the country, down from 46% just after the attacks.

    Just before the attacks, in a Gallup poll conducted Sept. 7-10, 2001, less than one-half of 1% of Americans mentioned terrorism as the nation’s most important problem. One month later, in October 2001, 46% named terrorism, the highest in Gallup’s history.

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    Re: Nine Years After 9/11, Only 1% See Terrorism as Top U.S. Problem

    And it is.  And it was. 
     
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    Re: Nine Years After 9/11, Only 1% See Terrorism as Top U.S. Problem

    Not much of a surprise. With the economy the way it is, most people are worried about putting bread on the table, not whether or not al qaeda will attack. And time has a way of alleviate vigiliance.
     
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    Re: Nine Years After 9/11, Only 1% See Terrorism as Top U.S. Problem

    In Response to Re: Nine Years After 9/11, Only 1% See Terrorism as Top U.S. Problem:
    [QUOTE]Not much of a surprise. With the economy the way it is, most people are worried about putting bread on the table, not whether or not al qaeda will attack. And time has a way of alleviate vigiliance.
    Posted by ForumCleaner[/QUOTE]

    And yet, we have these emotional nativist outbursts concerning mosques being built in the country.
     
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    Re: Nine Years After 9/11, Only 1% See Terrorism as Top U.S. Problem

    True. I honeslty don't have a good explanation for the rise of that ugliness.

     
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    Re: Nine Years After 9/11, Only 1% See Terrorism as Top U.S. Problem

    I do.  Its called zombie populism.  In tough economic times you can get people to do some very unholy things.
     

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