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Monday, March 12, 2012

Mississippi Republicans Are Human Caricatures

Posted by Paul Constant on Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 2:29 PM

Public Policy Polling's report on Mississippi and Alabama Republicans is all over the internet. Let's investigate:

In Mississippi only 12% of voters think Obama's a Christian to 52% who think he's a Muslim and 36% who are not sure. In Alabama just 14% think Obama's a Christian to 45% who think he's a Muslim and 41% who aren't sure...Alabama's pretty much on board with interracial marriage, with 67% of voters thinking it should be legal to 21% who think it should not be. There's still some skepticism in Mississippi though- only 54% of voters think it should be legal, while 29% believe it should be illegal...Finally there's considerable skepticism about evolution among GOP voters in both Alabama and Mississippi. In Alabama only 26% of voters believe in it, while 60% do not. In Mississippi just 22% believe in it, while 66% do not.

It looks like Gingrich is polling well among the interracial marriage haters and the Obama's-a-Muslim crowd, proving yet again that Newt Gingrich is a dumb person's idea of what a smart person should be. Romney dominates among voters who believe in evolution and voters who believe Barack Obama is a Christian. It's not all terrible news: PPP says that Rush Limbaugh's approval rating has taken a 30% dive since their last poll.

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