Gallup: Muslim Americans Give Obama 80 Percent Approval, Highest of Major Religions

Terence P. Jeffrey, CNS News, August 10, 2011

Eighty percent of Muslim Americans approve of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president, according to a newly released survey conducted by the Abu Dhabi Gallup Center, a partnership between Gallup and the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi.

According to the survey, 65 percent of Jewish Americans approve of the job Obama is doing; 60 percent of atheists, agnostics, and those of no religion approve; 50 percent of Catholics approve; 37 percent of Protestants approve and 25 percent of Mormons approve.

Although published this month, the survey of Muslim Americans was actually completed on April 9. (In Gallup’s overall polling in the week that ended April 10, Obama’s approval was at 45 percent, slightly higher than the 42 percent it hit last week.)

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  • Wayne Engle

    Looks like the Mormons and the Protestants are the sensible ones. The Catholics are on the fence; the Jews must enjoy being disrespected by their president; and the Muslims — well, that 80 percent is a dead giveaway. What religion do you think they REALLY view him as being?

  • Question Diversity

    50 percent of Catholics approve; 37 percent of Protestants approve…

    Note that most Hispanics claim to be Catholic and most blacks claim to be Protestant. Back those out, and white Catholics and white Protestants approval ratings for Obama are both very low and any difference between their percentages is statistically insignificant.

  • Charles Marlow

    Race is a more important factor than religion in determining whether someone will approve of the policies of Barack Hussein Obama. Nearly all Mormons are white, hence only 25% give the messiah a vote of confidence. On the other hand, nearly all Muslims in the US are non-white, therefore more than 80% think our first post-racial president (who happens to look like many of them) is doing just peachy. Blacks and Hispanics skew the Protestant and Catholic numbers.

    The voting age population is approximately 25% non-white. Probably 80% approve of Obama, which means only one in three whites approve of our illustrious president.

  • Brendan

    50 percent of Catholics approve; 37 percent of Protestants approve…

    Note that most Hispanics claim to be Catholic and most blacks claim to be Protestant. Back those out, and white Catholics and white Protestants approval ratings for Obama are both very low and any difference between their percentages is statistically insignificant.

    Unfortunately, that’s not true. Almost all blacks approve of Obama’s performance, but that’s not quite true for Hispanics. So, white Catholics are definitely more approving of Obama. And I’m a white Catholic myself who thinks Obamamania is a mental illness.

  • Fr. John

    So glad that the homeland that once was pegged as ‘A CHRISTIAN Nation’ by our own Supreme Court, has willingly let the ‘OTHER’ transform us into a byword and a curse in the eyes of God Almighty.

    And no equivocating of ‘Oy Vey’ or cries from the ‘Allahuakbarbarians’ are going to change my opinion, of who those ‘Other’ are… the stats clearly tell us.

    And that’s no lie.

  • Raymond

    Don’t forget. 93% of black voters voted for Obama. If 93% of white voters had gone for McCain, we would have been flooded with cries of “RACISM”!

  • Arlington VA Mom

    And that’s why I can’t wait to move my family to Utah. We may not be Mormon, but we’ve got a lot more in common with them than my “diverse” neighbors.

  • Anonymous

    I am much more concerned that an Abu Dhabi Gallup Center exists in the U.S., than I am about Obama’s presidency or who supports it. Let’s face the fact that traditional America (pre-1960) is dead and gone.

  • Anonymous

    Of course 80% of Muslims approve of Obama. THEY stick together and stand up for each other, something white Americans no longer know how to do…

  • Anonymous

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    I live in S. California. A young white college man working at our local cafe told me that he was beaten up by Samoans in Utah. He was at a youth dance and some of the attractive white girls liked him. The big Samoans became jealous and beat the pulp out of him. His face required surgery. The Mormons brought Samoans and other minority groups from places where they were successful as missionaries. Utah is not all white. There are also black street gangs in Salt Lake City. It’s not as bad as other cities, but it’s bad enough. You’re not safe anywhere, even in Utah.

  • Anonymous

    Harry Reid notwithstanding, Mormons are actually the one segment of America that draws a direct connection to our best of the past. Family centered, kind, courageous, way overrepresented by population within the armed services, and self reliant. I am not a Mormon but have a deep and abiding respect for them. I am Catholic, a religion whose membership was conservative, patriotic and right thinking. I say was since the early 1960s they have followed the evil ones among them. The homosexual seminaries and priests, the social justice crowd, and the communist influence have ripped the Catholics asunder. The half that are off track are fighting those of us that are not, therefore the schism. It is dangerous for the huge hispanic population is up for grabs. And that brings me to that curious happening down on the border- hispanics being flipped to Islam.

  • Anonymous

    About 30% of whites approve of obama. That is a shockingly high number. The ones I know put blinders on to obama’s anti-white record. One white liberal even stuck his fingers in his ears and screamed “la-la-la” when I tried to calmly explain the black panther’s incident. This person is a well-known, has-been actor from Hollywood. It reflects the general left wing attitude in Hollywood. Oh well, if Obama loses the next election, the Hollywood folks will always have children to molest while they wait for their next Messiah.

  • SunnyvaleSal

    “If 93% of white voters had gone for McCain, we would have been flooded with cries of ‘RACISM’!”

    What is worse is that if 93% of Whites voted for McCain, we would be just about as bad off as we are now. Neither the Democrats nor the Republicans want a White America. McCain was all for yet another amnesty for illegal aliens for example.

  • Dan

    Quite astonishing. Considering the suffering and death Obama has been raining down on the heads of innocent Muslim women and children in the Middle East with his shockingly unjust wars (continued on from Bush) these must be incredibly ignorant muslims who participated in this study.

    As I Catholic I can well understand, looking at the ruins of the Church worldwide, why so many of my ill-instructed brethren support Obama. I don’t like it but I understand it. Not one in a hundred Catholics even understands his Faith anymore so supporting a pro-abortion, pro-sodomy prez like Obama is no surprise.

    But I thought the Muslims had more sense. Apparently not.

  • Anonymous

    13 — SunnyvaleSal wrote at 2:13 AM on August 15:

    “If 93% of white voters had gone for McCain, we would have been flooded with cries of ‘RACISM’!”

    What is worse is that if 93% of Whites voted for McCain, we would be just about as bad off as we are now. Neither the Democrats nor the Republicans want a White America. McCain was all for yet another amnesty for illegal aliens for example.

    ———

    Yes. One only need to look at his “adopted” daughter and his biological daughter as just two examples.

  • Anonymous

    Arlington VA Mom Check out Utah throughly before you move.

    The Mormons import thousands of hispanic indians a month. They want them both for cheap labor and as converts.

    Mormons used to be like the Masons and gays in looking out for their own in employment. They used to hire each other and help each other in business and financially.

    No longer. They hire low wage hispanics whenever possible. They are bringing more and more into Utah every day.

    One of my tenants is a young Mormom man living in California. More and more young Mormons, especially men are leaving Utah because so many jobs are given to hispanics.

    Then too, Mormons have established a wonderful society, but only if you are a Mormon. Living in a Mormon community can be difficult if you are not a Mormon. There are a lot of restrictions. For instance people telling you coffe drinking is sinful. Then there is the constant attempts at conversion that never end. If your children marry Mormons you will not be able to attend the wedding.

    The conversion attempts never stop.

  • Clytemnestra

    Meh. White people lie to pollsters all the time. I worked in a job where I had to ask White people the most inane questions imaginable and if it even looked like it smacked of racial or ethnic overtones, a surprising number of White people evaded or outright lied. One gets a sixth sense for these things.

    I would say the majority of White people who say they are pro-Obama will indicate otherwise in the voting booth unless the Repugnants continue with their proud tradition of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory by winnowing out their best candidates for yet another nebbish RINO libtard like McCain. That’s why Huntsman’s presence makes me nervous.

    Of course, most of such things are NOT decided by the voters but by the oligarchy with deep pockets who select their own choices. IF another McCain is the only candidate left standing than Obama might as well get a second term. At least HE is a great symbol of the Ant-White government which has been in place since the fifties and an effective visual tool to waking up Whites who are still not paying attention.

    If the Repugnants DO run another McCain, I am planning to simply vote for a third party candidate for president or not vote for president at all, while voting for my state and local representatives. If McCain had not gotten a single solitary vote from White America during 2008; if Whites had all voted but for a third party candidate or simply their local and state representatives, that would have sent a powerful message to the people orchestrating these election ripoffs. WE ARE NOT FOOLED.