Note To Andrea Mitchell: 18% ≠ Most Americans

hardball-andreamitchell.jpg On Monday's Hardball, Andrea Mitchell said this about how the Bush administration may handle any forthcoming subpoenas in the wake of the the Libby verdict:

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"They're going to try to really tamp this down and appeal to the polling which indicates that most people think, in fact, that he should be pardoned. Scooter Libby should be pardoned."

In "fact," huh? There's one slight problem; only a whopping 18% of Americans support a Libby Pardon. (CNN Poll .pdf)

(h/t Atrios)

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