Daily Kos Poll

Markos MoulitsasThe Daily Kos commissioned a poll of self-identified Republicans from Research 2000. Some say that it was designed to make Republicans look crazy, but I don’t see it. Some sample questions and results (winners bolded for emphasis):

  • Should Barack Obama be impeached, or not? Yes 39%/No 32%/Not Sure 29%
  • Do you think Barack Obama is a socialist? Yes 63%/No 21%/Not Sure 16%
  • Do you believe Barack Obama was born in the United States, or not? Yes 42%/No 36%/Not Sure 22%
  • Do you believe Barack Obama wants the terrorists to win? Yes 24%/No 43%/Not Sure 33%
  • Do you believe ACORN stole the 2008 election? Yes 21%/No 24%/Not Sure 55%
  • Do you believe Sarah Palin is more qualified to be President than Barack Obama? Yes 53%/No 14%/Not Sure 33%
  • Do you believe Barack Obama is a racist who hates White people? Yes 31%/No 36%/Not Sure 33%
  • Do you believe your state should secede from the United States? Yes 23%/No 58%/Not Sure 19%
    • (“Yes” answer by region: South 33%/Northeast 10%/Midwest 18%/West: 16%)
  • Should Congress make it easier for workers to form and join labor unions? Yes 7%/No 68%/Not Sure 25%
  • Would you favor or oppose giving illegal immigrants now living in the United States the right to live here legally if they pay a fine and learn English? Favor 26%/Oppose 59%/Not Sure 15%
  • Do you support the death penalty? Yes 91%/No 4%/Not Sure 5%
  • Should openly gay men and women be allowed to serve in the military? Yes 26%/No 55%/Not Sure 19%
  • Should same sex couples be allowed to marry? Yes 7%/No 77%/Not Sure 16%
  • Should gay couples receive any state or federal benefits? Yes 11%/No 68%/Not Sure 21%
  • Should openly gay men and women be allowed to teach in public schools? Yes 8%/No 73%/Not Sure 19%
  • Should sex education be taught in the public schools? Yes 42%/No 51%/Not Sure 7%
    • (South: Yes 39%/No 56%/Not Sure 5%)
    • (Northwest: Yes 47%/No 45%/Not sure 8%)
  • Should public school students be taught that the book of Genesis in the Bible explains how God created the world? Yes 77%/No 15%/Not Sure 8%
    • (South: Yes 82%/No 9%/Not Sure 9%)
    • (Northwest: Yes 70%/No 23%/Not Sure 7%)
  • Are marriages equal partnerships, or are men the leaders of their households? Men 13%/Equal 76%/Not Sure 11%
  • Should women work outside the home? Yes 86%/No 4%/Not Sure 10%
  • Should contraceptive use be outlawed? Yes 31%/No 56%/Not Sure 13%
  • Do you believe the birth control pill is abortion? Yes 34%/No 48%/Not Sure 18%
  • Do you consider abortion to be murder? Yes 76%/No 8%/Not Sure 16%
  • Do you believe that the only way for an individual to go to heaven is though Jesus Christ, or can one make it to heaven through another faith? Christ 67%/Other 15%/Not Sure 18%

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