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Taking Politics Personally

Poll #2077240 Political philosophy

Which of the following most closely describes your political ideology? (Sorry if you don't fit precisely into any of these)

Strongly liberal
7(43.8%)
Moderately liberal
5(31.2%)
Middle-of-the-road
0(0.0%)
Moderately conservative
2(12.5%)
Strongly conservative
1(6.2%)
Libertarian
0(0.0%)
Anarchist
1(6.2%)

Which of these two statements is closest to your philosophy when it comes to government spending? (Once again, no wiggle room)

Governments should try to reduce debt and deficits even if sacrifices must be made
6(37.5%)
Governments should spend money to address problems even if it means running up debt
10(62.5%)

How important is it to you in forming friendships for your friends to have a similar political ideology to yours?

Very important
4(23.5%)
Somewhat important
7(41.2%)
Not very important
4(23.5%)
Not important at all
2(11.8%)

Hypothetical: You strongly dislike Politician X. A new friend tells you that they love Politician X. Does this affect your ongoing friendship with your new-found friend? (Assume that politician X is someone who is democratically elected).

No, it doesn't affect the friendship at all.
3(17.6%)
It only affects the friendship to the extent that I avoid discussing politics
10(58.8%)
Yes, I can't be friends with someone if they like Politician X.
4(23.5%)


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