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How will the average American react to an attack on Iran?
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  -How will the average American react to an attack on Iran? Philosoraptor  Jul-13-08 01:14 PM   #0 
  - From the latest I've heard  gateley   Jul-13-08 01:17 PM   #1 
  - I'd guess half couldn't care less.  Philosoraptor   Jul-13-08 01:19 PM   #2 
     - They'll care if gasoline goes through the roof, like $9 to $12 a gallon, and maybe a few will  indepat   Jul-13-08 01:25 PM   #11 
     - They'll think it is well worth it,  Dr.Phool   Jul-13-08 01:27 PM   #14 
  - Pur, raw hatred at Bush and Congress  DJ13   Jul-13-08 01:19 PM   #3 
  - There's more of US than there is of THEM --  gateley   Jul-13-08 01:32 PM   #16 
  - We had to stop their nuclear weapons program, didn't we? :( n/t  slipslidingaway   Jul-13-08 01:19 PM   #4 
  - Exactly. Never mind that they're years away from actually getting the  gateley   Jul-13-08 01:34 PM   #18 
  - Depends if they interrupt their viewing of the TEEVEE shows. NT  NRaleighLiberal   Jul-13-08 01:22 PM   #5 
  - This is similar to my guess: depends what the TV says. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-13-08 01:46 PM   #25 
  - If gas doubles, it may finally awaken the wrath of Joe and Jane 6-pack  paparush   Jul-13-08 01:22 PM   #6 
  - Some will be averse to naming the elephant sitting right there in the room  Peake   Jul-13-08 05:07 PM   #43 
     - Wonder if they could ever get their heads around the President's grandfather  paparush   Jul-13-08 05:15 PM   #47 
  - well, Israel is planning the attack...  NutmegYankee   Jul-13-08 01:23 PM   #7 
  - Huh? What? Whats on (insert inane TV show here) tonight? n/t  greyhound1966   Jul-13-08 01:23 PM   #8 
  - What I don't hear is anyone talking about the possible repercussions.  no_hypocrisy   Jul-13-08 01:24 PM   #9 
  - Good point about Iran possibly having gotten rarin' to go weapons through  gateley   Jul-13-08 01:38 PM   #21 
  - I can only speak for myself, but it  asjr   Jul-13-08 01:25 PM   #10 
  - How does this help find Natalie Holloway?  Mike Nelson   Jul-13-08 01:26 PM   #12 
  - They will be ho-hum....  BlueJac   Jul-13-08 01:27 PM   #13 
  - Average? "Kill the fucking ragheads"...  BlooInBloo   Jul-13-08 01:28 PM   #15 
  - They may not notice the war on Iran, But they WILL notice...  fiziwig   Jul-13-08 01:33 PM   #17 
  - I so hope it won't get to that, but I fear it might have to before the  gateley   Jul-13-08 01:40 PM   #24 
  - Every year there are a few weeks where everyone goes berserk over suggestions of an attack.  Flabbergasted   Jul-13-08 01:34 PM   #19 
  - Tie a teddy bear holding a flag around a tree with a yellow ribbon????  Peregrine Took   Jul-13-08 01:35 PM   #20 
  - Oh, that was a good one!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  mexicoxpat   Jul-13-08 01:40 PM   #22 
  - by thinking that animal extermination is sometimes necessary  World Citizen   Jul-13-08 01:40 PM   #23 
  - If the flow of oil through the Strait of Hormuz is disrupted  craz3z   Jul-13-08 01:48 PM   #26 
  - Unless it effects them directly, they won't really care.  LostInAnomie   Jul-13-08 01:48 PM   #27 
  - How do "idiots" dress?  Fumesucker   Jul-13-08 01:54 PM   #29 
     - I could go back through pictures of the Iraq War protests...  LostInAnomie   Jul-13-08 02:05 PM   #33 
        - You didn't answer the question...  Fumesucker   Jul-13-08 03:16 PM   #35 
           - In normal clothes, rather than in something flamboyant.  Elrond Hubbard   Jul-13-08 05:12 PM   #45 
           - I thought I was pretty clear.  LostInAnomie   Jul-13-08 05:20 PM   #49 
  - This average American  WCIL   Jul-13-08 01:52 PM   #28 
  - I totally agree  MaryEllen71   Jul-13-08 02:01 PM   #32 
  - The average American can't find Iran on a map and won't really care  Vinca   Jul-13-08 01:57 PM   #30 
  - No one will care until it affects them.  Chisox08   Jul-13-08 01:59 PM   #31 
  - that sums it up.  blues90   Jul-13-08 06:10 PM   #55 
  - Ask me that after Hezzbolah blows up the first shopping mall  shadowknows69   Jul-13-08 02:06 PM   #34 
  - Buy an ipod. Post on facebook.  Evoman   Jul-13-08 03:17 PM   #36 
  - They'll react the way the media tells them to - n/t  Jim__   Jul-13-08 03:18 PM   #37 
  - They only care if it affects them directly  Paula Sims   Jul-13-08 03:18 PM   #38 
  - shuffle  enid602   Jul-13-08 03:44 PM   #39 
  - "Meh."  GreenPartyVoter   Jul-13-08 03:45 PM   #40 
  - It really depends, especially if CNN covers the next 'shock n awe' (part two)  Imagevision   Jul-13-08 03:55 PM   #41 
  - I don't think they'll show us much this time  shadowknows69   Jul-13-08 05:09 PM   #44 
  - They'll react by gas lines miles long at filling stations...  roamer65   Jul-13-08 05:05 PM   #42 
  - Gas prices will surge. American interests at home and abroad will be hit hard by Iranian agents...  Elrond Hubbard   Jul-13-08 05:14 PM   #46 
  - Dangit Ethel..they're showin the war instead of the race....  paparush   Jul-13-08 05:19 PM   #48 
  - most don't know the difference between iraq, iran, zimbabwe, sudan, qatar, pakistan and on  spanone   Jul-13-08 05:21 PM   #50 
  - U-S-A!!!!! U-S-A!!!!!  Blecht   Jul-13-08 05:22 PM   #51 
  - other than battening down my hatches real hard...  northernlights   Jul-13-08 05:30 PM   #52 
  - Macho glee  Annces   Jul-13-08 06:06 PM   #53 
  - run out and fill up every container they have with gas???  ileus   Jul-13-08 06:09 PM   #54 
  - The propagandist talking heads on teevee will tell them it's a good thing,  notsodumbhillbilly   Jul-13-08 06:33 PM   #56 
  - Run on gas stations  ThoughtCriminal   Jul-13-08 07:07 PM   #57 
  - Who cares?  Zhade   Jul-13-08 07:46 PM   #58 
  - Throw on their rapture panties and jump to Jeezus  HeeBGBz   Jul-13-08 08:09 PM   #59 
  - ...............  Philosoraptor   Jul-14-08 04:50 AM   #60 

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