(Today) Americans don’t see eye-to-eye on politics, so why should it be any different when it comes to the brands we admire?

Democrats and Republicans, as it turns out, see the world very differently in terms of brand perception, and the outlook is different still for independents.

Democrats seem to love Google, for example, while the Internet search company fails to even break the top 10 list of Republicans’ favorite brands, according to an annual ranking released Wednesday by YouGov Brand Index, a consumer research firm.

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