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Fox News poll: Most Americans think the Boston bombs were not the work of Islamic terrorists
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By Pat Cunningham
April 17, 2013 5:20 p.m.



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Let me stipulate at the outset here that there’s no reason to think of polls commissioned by Fox News as biased, no matter the network’s reputation for inaccuracy.

That said, HERE are a few results of a quickie poll sponsored by Fox:

By a wide 62-20 percent margin, voters think homegrown terrorists are more likely than Islamic terrorists to have been behind the Boston attacks.  Nineteen percent are unsure.

In general, voters say homegrown terrorists like Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh (51 percent) pose a greater threat on U.S. soil than Islamic terrorists (26 percent).

While 34 percent of voters ...

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