In surprising news to absolutely no-one, the British public turns out to be spectacularly wrong about almost every single hot-button issue. Also the British public turns out to be extraordinarily paranoid and doesn't believe government information.
It would be churlish to suggest that this is entirely the Daily Mail's fault, but I'm going to do it anyway:
Note - I only just realized this article was from last year, but it's been going round my FB news feed today. Enjoy the song in any case