03.27.10 How Bad Is GOP Know-Nothingism?

Here are some results from a recent Harris poll:

  • 67 percent of Republicans (and 40 percent of Americans overall) believe that Obama is a socialist.
  • 57 percent of Republicans (32 percent overall) believe that Obama is a Muslim
  • 45 percent of Republicans (25 percent overall) agree with the Birthers in their belief that Obama was “not born in the United States and so is not eligible to be president”
  • 38 percent of Republicans (20 percent overall) say that Obama is “doing many of the things that Hitler did”
  • Scariest of all, 24 percent of Republicans (14 percent overall) say that Obama “may be the Antichrist.

For more on this, see John Avalon’s Daily Beast blog.

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One Comment on “03.27.10 How Bad Is GOP Know-Nothingism?”

  1. mark cruce Says:

    I am not at all surprised about those numbers. Stupidity on the fringes has long been a GOP hallmark so its no wonder that it has begun to spread across the board. What amazes me is their deftness at convincing the denizens of main street that their policies are good for them while at their core they simply attempt to further entrench the “plutocracy” of the elite, at least for whom there is a rational end-game…

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