Allahpundit speculates that such findings might help McCain more than Obama, given how big a hit The One's performance in Germany proved to be with the folks back home, and points out that, either way, being rated unfavourably in a BBC poll should be seen as something of a badge of honour.
I wrote about the highly dubious polling produced by the BBC/GlobeScan partnership with regards to
In case you're in any doubt as to where their sympathies lie, here are a few other BBC/GlobeScan polls we've known and loved:
Iran is probably developing nuclear weapons, but we can talk them out of it, and anyway this isn’t about Iran, it’s a global problem
Pakistanis: Without Musharraf, Pakistan would look a lot like Rhode Island
Loss of innocent life generally preferable to torture
You can almost smell the funding from some Soros-linked operation. As for methodology, I'm guessing they sample roughly 50/50 from college campuses and slums.
Here's a message from GlobeScan president Doug Miller.
'At the same time, we consider ourselves part of the democratic process, "letting the people speak" to decision-makers on matters that affect them - at meetings of world leaders, expert forums, and the boardrooms of major companies.'
It's Saul Alinksy and community organising on a global scale. And we all know who the world's biggest and bestest community organiser is, don't we?
Update: A guy from GlobeScan has left a comment, and I've replied.