Friday, February 20, 2009

Legalizing Marijuana Is More Popular Than Republicans

Here is a political realignment for you: polling shows that legalizing marijuana is now more popular than Republicans.
From OpenLeft
It should also be noted that, at 40-41% support, legalizing marijuana is more popular than all of the following:
Opposing stricter gun control laws (40%)
Congress (26-40%)
The war in Iraq (39%)
Decreasing immigration levels (39%)
Privatizing Social Security (36%)
Opposing investigating the Bush administration (34%)
Opposing national, government run health insurance (32%)
Vetoing stem cell research (31%)
The Republican Party (31%)
Dick Cheney (30%)
George W. Bush (24-34%)
Decreasing business regulations (28%)
Rush Limbaugh (28%)
Mitch McConnell (22%)
Preventing the openly gay from serving in the military (17%)
John Boehner (17%)
In short, legalizing marijuana is more popular than the Republican Party, most leading Republicans, and virtually the entire Republican platform.
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