High blood pressure be damned. I've always thought polls were best served with a healthy serving of salt.

Maybe I'm just a hopeless skeptic, but every time I hear about or see some new poll or survey, I always consider the source and temper the results with a little cool-headed detachment.

Last week's big poll news came from Pew. Seems one in five Americans insists our president is Muslim. Now, I have my own issues with some of the president's policies, but I tend to take him at his word regarding his religion. Besides, I honestly couldn't care less. Last time I checked, we still maintained a separation of church and state.

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