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Impeach Obama!

Markos Moulitsas has started to leak the results of a comprehensive Research 2000 poll of Republicans, asking for their take on a series of hot-button issues.

Tom Mohamed
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Last updated: Jul 31, 2020 | Feb 02, 2010

Markos Moulitsas has started to leak the results of a comprehensive Research 2000 poll of Republicans, asking for their take on a series of hot-button issues. Thirty-nine percent of Republicans, for example, want Obama to be impeached. Thirty-one percent want a ban on contraception.

We haven’t seen the full poll results yet, but I’ve been shown an early list of the questions that Research 2000 cycled through. Some of the wording may have been changed since.

QUESTION: Should Barack Obama be impeached?

QUESTION: Do you believe Barack Obama was born in the United States?

QUESTION: Do you think Barack Obama shows too much deference to foreign leaders?

QUESTION: Do you believe Barack Obama wants the terrorists to win?

QUESTION: Do you believe ACORN stole the 2008 election?

QUESTION: Do you believe Sarah Palin is more qualified to be president than Barack Obama?

QUESTION: Do you believe your state should secede from the United States?

QUESTION: Should Congress make it easier for workers to form and join labor unions?

QUESTION: Would you support 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?

QUESTION: Should homosexuals be allowed to serve in the military?

QUESTION: Should homosexuals be allowed to marry?

QUESTION: Should homosexual couples receive any state or federal benefits?

QUESTION: Should homosexuals be allowed to teach in public schools?

QUESTION: Should sex education be taught in public schools?

QUESTION: Should public school students be taught that the book of Genesis in the Bible explains how God created the world?

QUESTION: Are marriages equal partnerships, or are men the leaders of their households?

QUESTION: Should contraceptive use be outlawed?

QUESTION: Do you believe the birth control pill is abortion?

QUESTION: Do you consider abortion to be murder?

QUESTION: Do you support the death penalty?

QUESTION: Should women work outside the home?

QUESTION: Do you believe that the only way for an individual to go to heaven is through Jesus Christ, or can one make it to heaven through another faith?

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