A National Geographic poll found that 65% of Americans surveyed thought that Obama would be more equipped at dealing with such an attack.
The TV channel's survey asked 1,114 Americans questions about all-things alien ahead of its show Chasing UFOs.
68% of women and 61% of men said that they thought Obama would cope with an alien onslaught better than Romney.
Also, just over a third of participants said that they believed in aliens.
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