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Published:February 16th, 2011 11:35 EST

Shock Poll: Birthers A Majority Of Likely 2012 Republican Voters

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A slim majority of Republicans are still in disbelief that President Barack Obama, now in his third year in office, was born in the United States and therefore is legally eligible to be president, according to a poll by the Democratic firm Public Policy Polling.


The survey looked at whom these "birthers" prefer in the 2012 Republican presidential primary contest. Among the 51 percent of Republicans who think Obama was born outside of America, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee was preferred by 24 percent, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin by 19 percent, former Speaker Newt Gingrich (Ga.) by 14 percent and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney by 11 percent."

The mainstream media depicts Americans who believe that Barack Obama wasn`t born in the United States as a tiny fringe element in the Republican Party. Even Fox News doesn`t take the complaints of the "birthers" seriously.

A poll by the Democratic firm Public Policy Polling indicates that a majority of Republicans doubt that Obama was born in the United States, that`s not exactly a fringe element.

To believe that Obama wasn`t born in America, is to cast doubt on the legitimacy of his presidency. You would think that Obama would be horrified by the results of this poll, and finally release his birth certificate, to remove all doubts once and for all.

Only arrogance or the lack of a valid birth certificate can account for Obama`s failure to release his birth certificate to the media. I`m not claiming that Obama was born in Kenya or Indonesia, but I am demanding that he provide proof that he was born in Hawaii.

The results of this poll indicate that Obama`s failure to release his birth certificate will be one of the top issues of the 2012 presidential campaign. I`m a far-left liberal who voted for Obama, but I will not vote for his re-election if he doesn`t cough up his birth certificate.

It`s sad to say, but as things stand now the totally incompetent Sarah Palin is more qualifed than Obama to serve as president, at least there are no doubts that she was born in America.

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