Swing State Poll Indicates Desire for Strong Foreign Policy and Concern for Islamic Attacks in America

According to new poll commissioned by Secure America Now, majorities in the key battleground states of Ohio and Florida have indicated “support for a strong foreign policy in the Middle East and a robust national defense.” In addition, a majority of those polled “remain uneasy about the current state of national security and the direction of the country’s foreign policy strategy.”

According to Secure America Now, the poll was conducted by Caddell Associates and McLaughlin, and it Associates and surveyed 600 voters on several issues including national defense, attitudes about the current situation in the Middle East, and satisfaction with the Obama administration’s handling of foreign policy.

You can review the entire results here.

Some of the results are quite telling. For example, one of the questions was “How concerned are you about Islamic terrorism by American born Muslims?” In Florida, a whopping 84.5% responded that they were concerned, including 53% responding that they were “very concerned; in Ohio, 75.7% responded that they were concerned, while over 1/3 responded that they were “very concerned.”