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79% of Irish people back President Obama, while only 5% want Romney to win the election according to a new poll.

Would have expected nothing less, they are
a) Europeans and
b) not insane!

How far back in time would you need to go to make the country 'conservative enough' for a Romney majority?
1980? 1960?

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by Number 6 on Wed Oct 24th, 2012 at 09:59:23 AM EST
Surely if you went back in time the Catholic Irish would have been even more opposed to a Mormon.....
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Wed Oct 24th, 2012 at 10:03:21 AM EST
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Ack. Of course, yes.
But a Mormon vs. a black protestant?
Actually UCC seems very bland and inoffensive on the whole. So, yes, still the non-Mormon.


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by Number 6 on Wed Oct 24th, 2012 at 10:08:55 AM EST
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Black protestants have regularly been elected to Office in Ireland - President Twice, Members of parliament and ministers in excess of their proportion of the population. We almost had a protestant Gay President elected last year - had in not been for an ineptly managed campaign.

We don't really do Mormons.  Something about the business suits and American accents doesn't sit well with us. My company once had Bain consultants in.  They had probably never worked in an environment where even senior management decided to subvert them as quickly as possible.

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Wed Oct 24th, 2012 at 01:46:22 PM EST
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Nice to hear.

(Learning is fun!)

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by Number 6 on Thu Oct 25th, 2012 at 04:20:28 AM EST
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All Irish political parties are to the left of Democrats. You would have to go back to the early 60's to elect a Romney clone.

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Wed Oct 24th, 2012 at 01:40:36 PM EST
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