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US to Switch to the Metric System 
1st-Apr-2010 05:16 am
ObamaAnti
Poll #1546051 US Goes Metric

What is your reaction to President Obama's announcement today that the US will adopt the metric system effective April 1, 2011?

I strongly support this
26(44.8%)
I somewhat support this
6(10.3%)
I don't know what to make of it
4(6.9%)
I am somewhat opposed to this
1(1.7%)
I strongly oppose this
7(12.1%)
Something else (what?)
14(24.1%)

Which of the following statements do you agree with?

It's about time that the US adopted the metric system and got in step with the rest of the world
4(6.8%)
It makes sense for the US to go metric because all of their free trade partners use this system
0(0.0%)
This is a dumb move. It will cost US businesses money to convert to the metric system at a time when the economy is hurting
0(0.0%)
Why change? Things are fine the way they are.
0(0.0%)
This is a big surprise, I never heard anything about this before today.
1(1.7%)
Think of the children, for God's sake won't someone think of the children?
0(0.0%)
This is a gutsy move for Obama, coming on the heels of his big fight over health care
0(0.0%)
I don't want to have to learn metres and litres and kilograms, oh my!
1(1.7%)
Arkansas could secede over this
0(0.0%)
I can see the Republicans bringing impeachment proceedings over this
0(0.0%)
This will hurt the Democrats in the upcoming mid-term elections
0(0.0%)
This will make us the Democrats look like fools
0(0.0%)
They're fools for not doing this sooner.
3(5.1%)
Something else (what?)
5(8.5%)
Comments 
1st-Apr-2010 01:15 pm (UTC)
Nice one. :D Actually I like all of your April's Fools polls.
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