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Conspiracy Theory Poll Results: Democrats and Republicans differ on conspiracy theory beliefs

Photo:Hurricane Katrina aftermath. Part of a Weather Warfare Conspiracy program? SOURCE: Conspiracy Planet. (Fair Use)

From Public Policy Polling

April 02, 2013

On our national poll this week we took the opportunity to poll 20 widespread and/or infamous conspiracy theories.  Many of these theories are well known to the public, others perhaps to just the darker corners of the internet.  Here’s what we found:

–          37% of voters believe global warming is a hoax, 51% do not. Republicans say global warming is a hoax by a 58-25 margin, Democrats disagree 11-77, and Independents are more split at  41-51. 61% of Romney voters believe global warming is a hoax

–          6% of voters believe Osama bin Laden is still alive . . . Read Complete Report