Out of touch
Blue Texan Tuesday October 28, 2008 10:47 am
As if we needed more objective proof of how totally divorced from reality the wingnutosphere is -- and what an increasingly tiny fringe of the American political landscape they currently occupy -- check out the results of a Right Wing News poll of 240 wingnut bloggers.
1) Who do you think is going to win the election?
A) John McCain: 53% (39)
B) Barack Obama: 47% (34)
Current Intrade prices: Obama 87.8, McSame 12.1.
2) Do you think Sarah Palin has been a plus or a minus to the ticket?
A) Minus: 9% (7)
B) Plus: 91% (68)
Just look at that number. Over 90% of these wingtards actually believe Palin's helping McCain. Meanwhile, back on planet Earth...
6) Do you think Barack Obama is...
A) Honest (Yes or no?)
Yes: 11% (8)
No: 89% (66)
B) Patriotic (Yes or no?)
Yes: 24% (18)
No: 76% (57)
C) Qualified to be President (Yes or no?)
Yes: 12% (9)
No: 88% (66)
Newsweek Poll (10/9): Obama: Favorable 62/Unfavorable 32, Honest and trustworthy 62/31, Shares your values 59/37, Right judgement to be a good presdient 66/28.
Sure, it's fun to point out how batshit crazy and out of it they all are, but there's more to it. The really key part is -- they're not only about to get their asses kicked again (remember 2006?) -- but they have no idea why. They're completely out of touch with independents. And as a result, they'll claim McSame lost because he didn't go hard right enough. Like:
4) The Republican Party did poorly in the 2006 election and even if McCain wins is on track to do poorly again in this year's Congressional races. If you had to choose between these two options, do you think that's because they were...
A) Too conservative: 9% (7)
B) Not conservative enough: 91% (67)