If this is any indication of the sort of "reality" that pertains at the benighted behemoth, the feds should go ahead and mothball it right now:
WINNIPEG - The Canadian Museum for Human Rights says a poll that appears to show a relatively low level of interest in visiting the museum is actually reason to celebrate.Angie sounds positively giddy about the news. Just goes to show--if you keep your "expectations" really low, you'll never be disappointed.
According to a poll released Tuesday by Abacus Data and reported exclusively by QMI Agency, only 15% of Canadians say they’re either very or somewhat likely to make a special trip to Winnipeg to visit the museum, which is still under construction.
In addition, 42% of respondents said they’re either unlikely to visit the museum or not at all interested in going, even if they were already in Winnipeg for some other reason.
However, museum officials -- who decided to mull over the poll results for a day before responding Wednesday -- said the flip side of that coin is where the focus should be.
“More than 50% of people said they’d visit if they were already in Winnipeg. That’s a really exciting number for us,” said Angela Cassie, a spokeswoman for the CMHR. “That actually exceeds some of our expectations.”...