January 17, 2013


Most Believe at Least One Political Conspiracy Theory

A new Fairleigh Dickinson University poll finds that 63% of registered voters buy into at least one political conspiracy theory.

The nationwide survey asked Americans to evaluate four different political conspiracy theories: 56% of Democrats and 75% of Republicans say that at least one is likely true. This includes 36% who think that President Obama is hiding information about his background and early life, 25% who think that the government knew about 9/11 in advance, and 19% who think the 2012 Presidential election was stolen."

Most interesting finding: "Generally, the more people know about current events, the less likely they are to believe in conspiracy theories - but not among Republicans, where more knowledge leads to greater belief in political conspiracies."

Here's the survey findings:

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