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Obama supporters were asked at a rally in Ohio University.
What they knew about the attacks on our consulate in Ben -- the responses.
Are you aware of the reason I can't even got me.
And I'm not me.
How the president handle the consulate attack.
Yeah after all the coverage that this has gotten yeah actually understand that -- joining us now is a man who conducted the interview at Ohio University is -- -- bottom.
And he's editor at large at revealing politics dot com I'm surprised listen to that that these people -- someone informed these are college students who go to a good school and other adults what was your reaction.
Oh you know when I was.
At the university I was very surprised to hear that these students were unaware.
Of the events overseas -- I was even more surprised when I asked some of the older generations.
Their thoughts on the events and they were unable to come out with -- articulate answer.
I was very surprised that the results I found.
That you could draw a lot of conclusions from this video I mean one you could say look these people are worried about their pocketbook they're worried about their health care.
But -- to -- I guess my question -- what does this tell you more about the media.
Or these actually the electorate because depending on what you watch what you read what you listen to you might not be hearing about -- -- Well I don't know how you wouldn't be here and -- -- it's been on almost every news station it's been in the papers it's been the topic of of discussion throughout their two debates and have been held already.
It's dominated the news cycle it was a massive event in our foreign policy.
And for me to show up at a events -- an Obama rally.
To speak with individuals that are politically inclined they're individuals it took time out of their day to go to -- political rally in that.
In the height of election season.
And I asked them a very simple question.
And it was very it was very shocking to hear that they were unable to come up with some answers so I I imagine and you inform them as to what happened what was their reaction that.
Well I I I kind of discuss a little bit of it there's not a whole lot that I could inform them on I simply said hey.
This is kind of what happened you're you know you're not aware of the -- and a -- -- doesn't.
-- you don't know who ambassador Chris -- says.
Said well you know this is what happened week on September 11 we were attacked.
And just got the thoughts but the original intent of the question.
To ask these individuals if they were aware of the sparked it incited the violence in Libya to see if they would may be told the party line in and recite the idea that this was a spontaneous uprising due to -- -- YouTube video.
And I was simply speechless when I asked that question and they hadn't heard of -- event at all.
So I didn't really spent a whole lot of time explaining the event after that.
All right I -- bottom we've got to leave it there and it's an aptly named web site it's called revealing politics dot com.
-- the same conversation with the babies that are a college -- -- just last week.
-- thank you.
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