Europeans in love with Barack: Europeans in Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Russia favor presidential hopeful Barack Obama over Republican candidate John McCain by a huge margin, a poll conducted for Telegraph.co.uk found.
Overall, 52% of respondents said they support Obama's presidential bid, while only 15 percent said they support McCain.
According to the poll, Obama is particularly popular in Italy, where 70% of respondents said they preferred him over McCain. The French were not far behind, with 65 percent saying they would back Obama. In Germany, 67% of respondents gave the Democratic candidate the nod, while only six percent backed McCain.
McCain did get close to Obama's numbers in Russia however, where 31% said they support the Democratic candidate while 24% gave their support to the Republican nominee.
According to the poll, Europeans also hold negative views towards the United States. For example, 56% of Russian respondents said they believed the US is a "force for evil" in the world, while only 33% of Britons said they see America as a "force for good."