In surveys, Americans generally prefer Burger King to McDonald’s — but in a hypothetical presidential race, they would vote for Ronald McDonald over the Burger King, according to a new poll. Thankfully, for democracy’s sake, 42% said they are not sure who they would pick.
Public Policy Polling, best known for its polling on campaigns, surveyed 500 registered voters on their food preferences between Feb. 21 and Feb. 24. The margin of error for the sample is plus or minus 4.4%. The results, published online Feb. 26 and Feb. 27, are divvied up by party affiliation, race, age, and gender and reveal some remarkable differences in the ways Democrats, Republicans and Americans overall perceive their food.
Here are some delectable takeaways:
- Forty-three percent of Republicans said Olive Garden is a “quality source of authentic ethnic food.” Forty-one percent of Democrats agree, a virtual tie.
- More Republicans dig Mexican food than Democrats…
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