Independents Make Issue of Ground Zero Mosque
4:23 PM, Sep 21, 2010 • By DANIEL HALPER
Obamacare is clearly one of the most important political issues among independents this election season. But what do independent voters consider the second most important issue? According to one metric, it's the Ground Zero mosque. Pollster Doug Schoen has the results, from his latest work:
Compare those numbers with the ones found for health care:
The next issue -- third -- of great importance was government spending and size of government.
The pollsters also polled the Ground Zero mosque among independents. "Do you strongly favor, somewhat favor, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose Ground Zero?" Schoen asked the respondents. 64 percent oppose it, while only 21 percent favor it.