Fifty-two percent (52%) of Likely U.S. Voters say their own views are closer to Sarah Palin’s than they are to President Obama’s, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey.But note this:
Just 40% say their views are closer to the president’s than to those of the former Alaska governor....
Among the Political Class however, 68% say their views are more like Obama’s, while 63% of Mainstream voters describe their views as more like Palin’s.
How's that for a disconnect?
And of course party matters. Democrats overwhelmingly identify with Obama's position while Republicans and Independents largely support Palin.This is why attempts to portray Sarah and the Tea Partiers as extremists are going to fail.
Read it here.