[FoRK] Coup Needed - What the right wing really thinks?

Stephen D. Williams sdw at lig.net
Fri Oct 2 12:01:36 PDT 2009

J. Andrew Rogers wrote:
> ...
> According to polls with more credibility than DailyKos, ~20% of 
> "birthers" are Democrats and another 20% are independents.  The vast 
> majority of Americans don't have a clue one way or the other, so it is 
> a bit of random number generator. Of course, according to the polls a 
> significant fraction of birthers think Obama was born in Hawaii *and* 
> was not born in the US.  I'll let someone else figure that one out.

My stepfather was born in Hawaii *and* was *not* born in the US in a 
strong sense.  Exercise for the reader and all that...  ;-)
> ...
> Political parties are composed of Mark-I humans, so expecting anything 
> less than majority delusional and nutty beliefs out of any of them 
> suggests abject credulity -- a perfect party member!  Hell, I'd be 
> pleased if there was a party that kept nutty thinking below 50% across 
> the board, but I'm not sanguine.

Point grudgingly taken...


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