New: Quinnipiac poll shows only 15% think heated rhetoric related to Arizona massacre

Almost a full week after Saturday’s shooting in Arizona, a new poll suggests that very few Americans associate the attempted assassination of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords to increased “heated political rhetoric,” despite an ongoing campaign to pin blame on conservative groups.

Just 15 percent of those surveyed in the national poll said they thought “rhetoric” was to blame for the shooting, according to a Quinnipiac University study released Friday.

“Americans seem to be rejecting the blame game for the Arizona shooting.”

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2011/01/14/poll-very-few-americans-blame-arizona-shooting-on-political-rhetoric/#ixzz1B8gnbvMS

Posted:  01.15.11

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