Which candidate makes the best drinking buddy?

EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images The folks at Rock the Vote just sent over the results of their latest poll, conducted by using jukebox-like machines to “survey” more than 72,000 bar and nightclub patrons. Here’s the results, as provided by their PR flack: WHICH CANDIDATE WOULD YOU MOST LIKE TO HAVE A BEER WITH? 29% – Barack Obama 22% ...

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The folks at Rock the Vote just sent over the results of their latest poll, conducted by using jukebox-like machines to "survey" more than 72,000 bar and nightclub patrons. Here's the results, as provided by their PR flack:

WHICH CANDIDATE WOULD YOU MOST LIKE TO HAVE A BEER WITH?

EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images

The folks at Rock the Vote just sent over the results of their latest poll, conducted by using jukebox-like machines to “survey” more than 72,000 bar and nightclub patrons. Here’s the results, as provided by their PR flack:


WHICH CANDIDATE WOULD YOU MOST LIKE TO HAVE A BEER WITH?

29% – Barack Obama

22% – Hillary Clinton

20% – John McCain

29% – None of the above
 


By region:


In Midwest, Obama scored 31.2%

In Southwest, Clinton scored 24%

In Southeast, McCain scored 23%
 


WHICH PARTY ROCKS?


34% – Democratic Party

18% – Republican Party

18% – Independent Party

30% – don’t know/other
 




WHAT ISSUE IS MOST IMPORTANT TO YOU?


41% – jobs and the economy

21% – war in Iraq

15% – healthcare

12% – global warming

11% – cost of education



 

I guess we can conclude:

1) A fair number of beer guzzling bar rats think all three of the candidates are pretty lame as drinking buddies.

2) Old beer guzzling bar rats in Florida would really like to sit down with McCain and commiserate about how the Maginot Line totally sucked.

3) Three in 10 bar rats have no clue what either the Republican or Democratic party is — and probably don’t care to.

4) Most bar rats could really use some extra cash to pay for beer.

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