In a recent study the National Geographic Channel found that nearly 65% of American’s surveyed think President Barack Obama would be better equipped to handle an alien invasion than probable Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney.
Why the confidence in Obama? If there were an Alien invasion most believe we should try to befriend the aliens rather than go to war with them, which is probably why most feel President Obama would be better suited to deal with this situation. It seems as though President Obama would give a more personal touch by taking more of a diplomatic approach to Earth’s would-be alien visitors. Perhaps Americans feel Romney is too much of a stuffed shirt to deploy an unifying solution where Americans and aliens can benefit from each other.
The study also states 80 million Americans believe UFOs exist and 1 in 10 of those believe they’ve seen them at one point in their lifetime. The survey continues to state 17% of Americans don’t believe UFOs exist, while 36% think they do, and 48% aren’t sure what to think. Brad Dancer, senior vice president of research and digital media for National Geographic.
“We wanted to get a sense of how Americans view UFOs, what people believe and how mainstream pop culture may or may not be playing into their opinions on it.”
The study was funded for National Geographic Channel’s series Chasing UFOs, which premieres on Friday at 9PM EST.
Maybe this survey will help President Obama get re-elected in November or perhaps Governor Romney will use this survey against the Obama campaign, accusing the President of being an alien sympathizer. What do you think? Who would your rather have in charge when aliens show up on our doorstep and start raining fire down on our cities?