Uninformed American Voter Shows Slight Signs Of Improvement

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The percentage of registered voters who think President Obama is a Christian is edging toward 50 percent, an 11-point increase from August 2010, but still short of the 55 percent who thought so in October 2008, according to a new poll from Pew. But the percent who think he is Muslim has declined by just 2 percentage points in the last two years, down to 17 percent. The dreaded “don’t know” answer is down 10 percentage points over that time frame.