But teaching them about democracy in various nation-building programs, such as in Iraq, have failed miserably.
The citizens have apparently noticed Muslims’ lack of aptitude for democratic self-rule, as reflected in a recent Rasmussen poll where a strong 58 percent of likely voters said we should chill on foreign democracy projects. Hopefully a future poll will ask about the wisdom of Quarantining Islam within its copious territory.
Most Don’t Want U.S. Promoting Democracy In Islamic World, Rasmussen Reports, March 28, 2016
Donald Trump has run afoul of the Republican establishment with his opposition to so-called “nation-building,” but most voters think Trump’s on the right track.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that only 28% of Likely U.S. Voters think the United States should do more to encourage the growth of democracy in the Islamic world. Fifty-eight percent (58%) say the United States should leave things alone. Fourteen percent (14%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.) . . .
The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on March 22-23, 2016 by Rasmussen Reports.