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Poll: Send members of Congress to Syria

More than half of North Carolina residents are for deploying Americans to Syria -- all 535 members of Congress, according to a new poll.

Fifty-one percent support deploying members of Congress to Syria, while 31 percent oppose, and 18 percent are not certain, according to a survey by Public Policy Polling, a Democratic leaning firm based in Raleigh.

While some of the younger members of the delegation maybe in shape for deployment, such as Rep. Richard Hudson, and work-out master Sen. Richard Burr, Dome is not sure about the rest of the delegation.

The poll of 600 North Carolina voters was conducted Sept. 6-9.


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The PPP poll question is a hilarious riff on a story from the satire website "The Onion" that ran last week. The Onion had a faux poll that showed 75% in favor of sending all members of Congress to Syria. They reported that the approval rose to 91% if there was a chance that Sarin gas would be used on Congress. 100% approved of deploying Rand Paul to Syria.

Worse than chemical weapons

I'm pretty sure that deploying Congress is forbidden by the Geneva Convention.

I am opposed to sending the US Congress to Syria

Syria is too nice a country for that. Sure they have problems but we do not need to add to their problems by sending the US Congress. I'm afraid the entire population would leave and there would be no one to change a light bulb.

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