How did I miss this until now? This clip has apparently been making the rounds of the Interwebs for years, but I couldn't resist posting it after I saw it on Facebook this morning. I have no idea where the article was published--nor whether it's a joke--though the news may have originated from a 2005 poll by Ipsos.
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