You just never know what’s going to divide America. The color-coded security warning system — the one that’s been orange for years — is the latest.
Rasmussen Research reports today that only 53% of those surveyed support dumping the system. Twenty-one percent are
undecided opposed to its removal. Twenty-seven percent are undecided on the government’s move to scrap the system.
Democrats are more likely to favor the government’s decision. So are men, at least more than women.
When’s the last time you paid any attention to it? And how many people know that the current threat level is both orange and yellow?
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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