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One-third of Americans support impeaching Obama. One-fifth don’t understand “impeachment.”
Washington Post ^ | 07/25/2014 | By Philip Bump

Posted on 07/26/2014 7:09:02 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

For the casual observer (or enthusiastic partisan), a new poll from CNN / ORC International reveals a staggering point of data: one-third of the country, 33 percent, supports impeaching President Obama. That's 100 million people (if we extrapolate those attitudes to children and so on)! Can he survive?

Yes, he can. As CNN itself points out, that figure is in line with public support for impeachment of Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton during their time in office. In August 2006, a CNN poll found that 30 percent of Americans supported impeaching Bush. And in September 1998, 29 percent supported impeaching Clinton. A Post poll from that December had the figure even higher, at 39 percent.

There's a good footnote to that data which we will get to in a second.

You will not be surprised to learn that attitudes on impeachment break down along party lines.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: impeachment; obama

1 posted on 07/26/2014 7:09:02 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

If the one-fifth think that means hogtied and horsewhipped and they’re still in favor of it....what’s the problem?


2 posted on 07/26/2014 7:12:57 PM PDT by lightman (O Lord, save Thy people and bless Thine inheritance, giving to Thy Church vict'ry o'er Her enemies.)
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To: SeekAndFind

No impeachment. No martyr. Just take him away to a hospital for mental examination.


3 posted on 07/26/2014 7:13:49 PM PDT by LookingUp
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To: SeekAndFind

4 posted on 07/26/2014 7:26:50 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: SeekAndFind

After the GOP takes over the Senate, you have slim chance of conviction. Without that, no way. You’d turn him into a living MLK. Just tighten the screws through the checkbook and House committees investigating the many scandals.


6 posted on 07/26/2014 7:40:13 PM PDT by AmusedBystander (The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next)
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To: AmusedBystander

“you’d turn him into a living MLK”

That is the sad truth.

Talk about a brilliant political move. The Dems win! No one will try to take down The Won. Sad but true.

And much like the southern border invasion that he engineered...the poor little children need help. /s

Checkmate...and checkmate...Dems.


7 posted on 07/26/2014 7:46:20 PM PDT by berdie
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To: AmusedBystander

I’m not afraid of Blacks being pissed off over impeachment. Let them riot.


8 posted on 07/26/2014 7:50:44 PM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: MaxMax

Not afraid of riots. But that instead of staying home they will come out and vote the dems in out of revenge.


9 posted on 07/26/2014 8:07:10 PM PDT by LookingUp
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To: SeekAndFind

They should start impeachment hearings now. why wait?


10 posted on 07/26/2014 8:08:55 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: SeekAndFind

I for one do not want an incumbent President Biden able to serve two full terms running for election in 2016.


11 posted on 07/26/2014 8:09:12 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: SeekAndFind

40% of the Democrat voters think Obama might be a city in Nebraska.


12 posted on 07/26/2014 8:21:47 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: MaxMax

Just Impeach the white-half :) s/


13 posted on 07/26/2014 8:25:55 PM PDT by Finalapproach29er (luke 6:38)
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To: SeekAndFind

Anyone that believes a POLL (any poll) is a moron..


14 posted on 07/26/2014 8:27:39 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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He’s black, in case you haven’t noticed. That means if 33% want him impeached, the number is probably more like 50%. 17% won’t even admit it in a poll.


15 posted on 07/26/2014 8:51:20 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps. And they're all stupid.)
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To: lightman

There were 65,918,507 that voted for him in 2012 and possibly less if you ignore his imaginary friends.


16 posted on 07/26/2014 8:58:39 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: SeekAndFind

Clinton, Bush II and Obama should have been, or need to be impeached for various reasons.


17 posted on 07/26/2014 10:00:58 PM PDT by ZULU (Go REDSKINS!!! Impeach Obama!!!)
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To: plain talk

They should wait until after the election, but I think they should at least start talking about it. Start beating the drum for it. It’s not a sure thing that republicans will take the senate either, so, it may not come to anything either way. All I know, is, is that Obama is not fit to be POTUS. He’s a loon. A hate-filled, vindictive loon. He should only have a rubber pen and a rubber phone.


18 posted on 07/26/2014 11:18:17 PM PDT by virgil (The evil that men do lives after them)
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To: muir_redwoods

If we get Øbama impeached AND convicted before January 2015. Biden can serve only 1 term anything after he can serve 2 terms.


19 posted on 07/27/2014 12:30:20 AM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: SeekAndFind

Impeached at this late time?? No. Let the dems loser the senate, defund everything
Appoint a special prosecutor, indict him and all his minions AFTER the next presidential election and put the whole bunch behind bars for a LOOONG time.
Jack


20 posted on 07/27/2014 1:05:55 AM PDT by btcusn
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To: SeekAndFind

It’s very sad and discouraging that the country refuses to utilize a process that the Founders of the Constitution provided for us to deal with presidents like 0bama.


21 posted on 07/27/2014 1:27:21 AM PDT by windsorknot
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To: SeekAndFind

47% think “impeachment” has something to do with fruit.


22 posted on 07/27/2014 1:30:26 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: bjorn14

The republicans won’t have a majority in the senate until January of 2015 at the earliest. There is no chance of removing Obama before a republican senate majority is seated. Impeach Obama and you could be getting the longest democrat administration since FDR.


23 posted on 07/27/2014 8:08:11 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: Travis McGee; SeekAndFind

24 posted on 07/27/2014 8:33:48 AM PDT by Brother Cracker ( Mossberg 500 helps me deal with being old and cranky)
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