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    POLL: one-third say Impeach Obama

    Poll: One-third say impeach Obama - Jonathan Topaz - POLITICO.com

    According to a CNN/ORC International poll released Friday, 33 percent of Americans think the president should be impeached and removed from office, compared with 65 percent who say they don’t support impeachment. Fifty-seven percent of Republicans say they support impeaching Obama, compared with just 35 percent of independent voters and 13 percent of Democrats.



    When asked about when Congress should attempt to impeach a president, 79 percent of Americans said it should be used only if there is evidence of a serious crime — such as treason or bribery. Eighteen percent said impeachment could appropriately be used to registered dissatisfaction with White House policies.

    The ever increasing radicalization of the right becomes more and more obvious every day and now this poll clearly provides more evidence of the divide in America between the right and everyone else.

    65% of Americans reject the political tactic of impeachment but a full one-third of the citizenry are more that willing to go down that road. Nearly one in five simply want to use it to advance their own political objections and need no actual crimes for the process.
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    Re: POLL: one-third say Impeach Obama

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Poll: One-third say impeach Obama - Jonathan Topaz - POLITICO.com




    The ever increasing radicalization of the right becomes more and more obvious every day and now this poll clearly provides more evidence of the divide in America between the right and everyone else.

    65% of Americans reject the political tactic of impeachment but a full one-third of the citizenry are more that willing to go down that road. Nearly one in five simply want to use it to advance their own political objections and need no actual crimes for the process.
    Just a political stunt by the Republicans which include Conservatives/Tea Party. They haven't done anything they said they would do over the last 6 years or so.

    They were gonna appeal ACA... Didn't do it
    They were gonna de-fund ACA... They didn't do it.
    They were gonna secure our borders in 2000... They didn't do it.

    All they do is blame everyone else for their failures.
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    Re: POLL: one-third say Impeach Obama

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Poll: One-third say impeach Obama - Jonathan Topaz - POLITICO.com

    The ever increasing radicalization of the right becomes more and more obvious every day and now this poll clearly provides more evidence of the divide in America between the right and everyone else.

    65% of Americans reject the political tactic of impeachment but a full one-third of the citizenry are more that willing to go down that road. Nearly one in five simply want to use it to advance their own political objections and need no actual crimes for the process.
    There are alway those for and against a politician. Why, there were people out there that wanted to keep Nixon in office.

    But I wonder if impeachment shouldn't be a legal decision rather than by popular majority.

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    Re: POLL: one-third say Impeach Obama

    Although those numbers are rather high, they're not entirely out of step with what voters have said about previous administrations. From your link:

    The numbers generally fall in line with CNN results from the past two presidencies — 30 percent of Americans support impeachment for former President George W. Bush in 2006 and 29 percent support impeachment for former President Bill Clinton in 1998.
    More than anything, this demonstrates a general lack of political savvy among the general populace.

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    Re: POLL: one-third say Impeach Obama

    It means very little. Clinton only lost his licence to practice law, nothing else.
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    Re: POLL: one-third say Impeach Obama

    If we could impeach every single elected official in Washington DC I'd be all for it. Flush every single one of them and start fresh with all new people.

    I see no reason to single one person out when they ALL suck and they ALL need to be replaced ASAP.

    Anyone who thinks the problems we face today are the result of one man, or one party, is simply blind to the overall reality of the last few decades.

    We need a paradigm shift in Washington DC.

    Simply bouncing back and forth between Dems and Reps isn't going to solve anything, and in fact history is proving to us each day that it's just making things worse.

    If you wanna start a witch hunt against one, start it against them all. Otherwise it's just a waste of time, and will solve nothing.

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    Re: POLL: one-third say Impeach Obama

    Quote Originally Posted by Dragonfly View Post
    If we could impeach every single elected official in Washington DC I'd be all for it. Flush every single one of them and start fresh with all new people.

    I see no reason to single one person out when they ALL suck and they ALL need to be replaced ASAP.

    Anyone who thinks the problems we face today are the result of one man, or one party, is simply blind to the overall reality of the last few decades.

    We need a paradigm shift in Washington DC.

    Simply bouncing back and forth between Dems and Reps isn't going to solve anything, and in fact history is proving to us each day that it's just making things worse.

    If you wanna start a witch hunt against one, start it against them all. Otherwise it's just a waste of time, and will solve nothing.
    One of the single worst ideas I've seen on this site, and that's saying something.

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    Re: POLL: one-third say Impeach Obama

    Quote Originally Posted by a351 View Post
    One of the single worst ideas I've seen on this site, and that's saying something.
    Yeah....because things are going so well within the USofA.....

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    Re: POLL: one-third say Impeach Obama

    Quote Originally Posted by Dragonfly View Post
    Yeah....because things are going so well within the USofA.....
    And because we have some issues, let's get rid of everyone. It's a lazy and populist plan that appeals to the politically braindead.

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    Re: POLL: one-third say Impeach Obama

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Poll: One-third say impeach Obama - Jonathan Topaz - POLITICO.com




    The ever increasing radicalization of the right becomes more and more obvious every day and now this poll clearly provides more evidence of the divide in America between the right and everyone else.

    65% of Americans reject the political tactic of impeachment but a full one-third of the citizenry are more that willing to go down that road. Nearly one in five simply want to use it to advance their own political objections and need no actual crimes for the process.
    So? It is not a miracle that there are Republicans who dislike him so much that they would love to see him impeached but it says nothing about the legality of such a move.

    In 2007 there was a USA today/Gallup opinion poll in which the question was asked:

    "As you may know, impeachment is the first step in the constitutional process for removing a president from office, in which possible crimes are investigated and charges are made. Do you think there is or is not justification for Congress to begin impeachment proceedings against President Bush at this time?"
    36% said yes, impeach Bush, 62% said no. 3% were unsure.

    Bush Administration

    In 2006 it was 30% for impeachment to 69 against so it is nothing weird or strange to happen.
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