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Fri Apr 5, 2013, 12:57 PM

Wacky Delusional News = 20% of Republicans believe Obama is the Antichrist

Just when you thought a century of public education might have some effect on the Dark Ages, this:

Poll: 1 of 5 Republicans Believe Obama is the Antichrist
http://atlantablackstar.com/2013/04/04/poll-1-out-of-every-5-republicans-believe-obama-is-the-anti-christ/
April 4, 2013 | Posted by Nick Chiles

Another national poll has been released revealing the level of wacky delusion that exists among the American public. According to the survey results, 13 percent of voters (including 20 percent of Republicans) believe that President Obama is the Antichrist; 15 percent think the medical and pharmaceutical industries “invent” new diseases to make money; and 37 percent (including 58 percent of Republicans) believe global warming is a hoax. The poll was conducted by Public Policy Polling.

.... asked a series of 20 conspiracy questions to 1,247 registered American voters ... questions remotely related to politics, the poll found a strict partisan divide.

“Even crazy conspiracy theories are subject to partisan polarization, especially when there are political overtones involved,” said Dean Debnam, president of Public Policy Polling. “But most Americans reject the wackier ideas out there about fake moon landings and shape-shifting lizards.”

..... Some of the other findings in the poll include: ....

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Coyotl Apr 2013 OP
Initech Apr 2013 #1
Coyotl Apr 2013 #2
cleanhippie Apr 2013 #3
Donald Ian Rankin Apr 2013 #4
Coyotl Apr 2013 #5

Response to Coyotl (Original post)

Fri Apr 5, 2013, 01:49 PM

1. Dumbfuckistan at work.

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Response to Initech (Reply #1)

Sat Apr 6, 2013, 10:35 AM

2. The "at work" part is a stretch

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Response to Coyotl (Original post)

Sat Apr 6, 2013, 10:44 AM

3. Is that any "whackier" than a majority of Amercians who believe a man was ressurrected from the dead



I mean, an overwhelming majority believe that a man was literally brought back to life after being dead for three days. In fact, it's a huge event. Is that any more whacky or delusional?

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Response to Coyotl (Original post)

Sat Apr 6, 2013, 11:37 AM

4. So Obama got the votes of thousands of people who think he's the antichrist?


13% of voters 20% of Republicans still leaves quite a lot...

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Response to Donald Ian Rankin (Reply #4)

Sat Apr 6, 2013, 09:12 PM

5. So, should candidates first need to convince the Anti-Christ voters they are cool?

If U R an R, maybe so Talk about catering to delusions to get votes.

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