As the dog days of summer reach their zenith, the 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair Poll comes to the rescue with some cool questions.
As Americans anxiously await better times on several fronts, the poll provides an opportunity to take the nation's pulse on a wide variety of topics, issues and ideas.
The results please:
Finally, a question that Americans of all persuasions can agree on. Only 24 percent think that BP will stop the leak by August.
Two-thirds of Americans regardless of their political affiliation don't believe they will.
It would be nice if we could get a similar consensus not just on disasters, but on many other issues currently challenging the country.