Blogger Poll: The Ultimate Like/Dislike Poll For Famous People On The Right


Right Wing News emailed more than 260 right-of-center bloggers and asked them to rate 35 prominent people on the Right as either strongly liked, liked, disliked, or strongly disliked. Representatives from the following 80 blogs responded:

The Absurd Report, Ace of Spades HQ, All American Blogger, All That Is Necessary, The American Princess, The Anchoress, And Rightly So, Argghhhh!, Bad Example, Basil’s Blog, Batesline, Bookworm Room, Bright & Early, Bull Moose Strikes Back, Cao’s Blog, Classical Values, Melissa Clouthier, Confederate Yankee, Conservative Compendium, Copious Dissent, DANEgerus Weblog, Different World, Dodgeblogium, Doubleplusundead, Drumwaster’s Rants, Election Projection, Electric Venom, Cara Ellison, Fausta’s Blog, Fetching Jen, Fraters Libertas , Free Canuckistan, GayPatriot, Generation Patriot, GOPUSA Northeast, Guardian Watchblog, The Hedgehog Report, Hot Air (Ed), Paul Ibrahim.com/, IMAO, Infidels Are Cool, JackLewis, JammieWearingFool, Jeremayakovka, Moe Lane, Left Coast Rebel, Mean Ol’ Meany , Mere Rhetoric, Midnight Blue, Moonbattery, Mount Virtus, mountaineer musings, No Oil For Pacifists, No Runny Eggs, The Nose On Your Face, Pal2pal, Pirate’s Cove, The Pink Flamingo Bar & Grill, Poliblog, Pursuing Holiness.com, QandO, The Right Of The Republic, Right View from the Left Coast, Russ. Just Russ, Self Help Quotes, Don Singleton, Sister Toldjah, The Smallest Minority, Solomonia, The Sundries Shack, Don Surber, This Ain’t Hell, The TrogloPundit, Twenty Mule Team, Viewpoint, Villainous Company, Vox Popoli, Weapons of Mass Discussion, Wolking’s World, YidwithLid

The 35 people who were ranked by the bloggers were Allah (Hot Air), Michele Bachmann, Glenn Beck, John Boehner, David Brooks, Scott Brown, Pat Buchanan, George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, Ann Coulter, John Cornyn, Jim DeMint, Erick Erickson, Joseph Farah, David Frum, Newt Gingrich, Lindsey Graham, Sean Hannity, Mark Levin, Rush Limbaugh, Michelle Malkin, John McCain, Meghan McCain, Mitch McConnell, Bill O’Reilly, Sarah Palin, Kathleen Parker, Ron Paul, Colin Powell, Mitt Romney, Marco Rubio, Paul Ryan, Thomas Sowell, Michael Steele, & Arnold Schwarzenegger.

What follows are the key rankings and for each of the people on the list followed by the raw data. Keep in mind that because of the way the program that tabulates the results works, the percentages don’t add up to 100% for each person.

Most Popular (Strongly like + like votes)

10) Mark Levin (69)
9) George W. Bush (71)
8) Michele Bachmann (72)
7) Dick Cheney (73)
4) Paul Ryan (74)
4) Sarah Palin (74)
4) Rush Limbaugh (74)
2) Marco Rubio (76)
2) Michelle Malkin (76)
1) Thomas Sowell (80)

Most Unpopular (Strongly dislike + dislike votes)

10) Kathleen Parker (48)
9) Bill O’Reilly: (49)
8) Ron Paul (55)
7) Colin Powell (63)
4) Lindsey Graham (64)
4) David Brooks (64)
4) Pat Buchanan (64)
3) David Frum (67)
2) Arnold Schwarzenegger (69)
1) Meghan McCain (71)

Passion Index (Strongly like (+) or strongly dislike (-))

10) Ron Paul (-32)
10) Mark Levin (+32)
9) Jim DeMint (+35)
8) Marco Rubio (+39)
7) Meghan McCain (-40)
6) Sarah Palin (+43)
5) Rush Limbaugh (45+)
4) Dick Cheney (50+)
3) Paul Ryan (+51)
2) Michelle Malkin (54+)
1) Thomas Sowell (+66)

How do you feel about Allah (Hot Air)?
Strongly like: 37% (29 votes)
Like: 47% (37 votes)
Dislike: 11% (9 votes)
Strongly dislike: 3% (3 votes)

How do you feel about Michele Bachmann?
Strongly like: 38% (31 votes)
Like: 50% (41 votes)
Dislike: 9% (8 votes)
Strongly dislike: 1% (1 vote)

How do you feel about Glenn Beck?
Strongly like: 16% (13 votes)
Like: 58% (47 votes)
Dislike: 16% (13 votes)
Strongly dislike: 9% (8 votes)

How do you feel about John Boehner?
Strongly like: 18% (14 votes)
Like: 67% (52 votes)
Dislike: 12% (10 votes)
Strongly dislike: 1% (1 vote)

How do you feel about David Brooks?
Strongly like: 0% (0 votes)
Like: 18% (15 votes)
Dislike: 50%(40 votes)
Strongly dislike: 30% (24 votes)

How do you feel about Scott Brown?
Strongly like: 16% (13 votes)
Like: 67% (53 votes)
Dislike: 15% (12 votes)
Strongly dislike: 0% (0 votes)

How do you feel about Pat Buchanan?
Strongly like: 8% (7 votes)
Like: 10% (8 votes)
Dislike: 41% (33 votes)
Strongly dislike: 39% (31 votes)

How do you feel about George W. Bush?
Strongly like: 30% (25 votes)
Like: 56% (46 votes)
Dislike 11% (9 votes)
Strongly dislike: 1% (1 vote)

How do you feel about Dick Cheney?
Strongly like: 62% (50 votes)
Like: 28% (23 votes)
Dislike: 5% (4 votes)
Strongly dislike: 3% (3 votes)

How do you feel about Ann Coulter?
Strongly like: 32% (26 votes)
Like: 42% (34 votes)
Dislike: 18% (15 votes)
Strongly dislike: 6% (5 votes)

How do you feel about John Cornyn?
Strongly like: 9% (7 votes)
Like: 60% (46 votes)
Dislike: 26% (20 votes)
Strongly dislike: 3% (3 votes)

How do you feel about Jim DeMint?
Strongly like: 46% (35 votes)
Like: 42% (32 votes)
Dislike: 11% (9 votes)
Strongly dislike: 0% (0 votes)

How do you feel about Erick Erickson?
Strongly like: 26% (19 votes)
Like: 61% (44 votes)
Dislike: 12% (9 votes)
Strongly dislike: 0% (0 votes)

How do you feel about Joseph Farah?
Strongly like: 5% (4 votes)
Like: 44% (31 votes)
Dislike: 36% (25 votes)
Strongly dislike: 13% (9 votes)

How do you feel about David Frum?
Strongly like: 1% (1 votes)
Like: 9% (7 votes)
Dislike: 49% (37 votes)
Strongly dislike: 40% (30 votes)

How do you feel about Newt Gingrich?
Strongly like: 16% (13 votes)
Like: 40% (33 votes)
Dislike: 37% (30 votes)
Strongly dislike: 6% (5 votes)

How do you feel about Lindsey Graham?
Strongly like: 1% (1 vote)
Like: 17% (14 votes)
Dislike: 49% (39 votes)
Strongly dislike: 31% (25 votes)

How do you feel about Sean Hannity?
Strongly like: 19% (16 votes)
Like: 50% (41 votes)
Dislike: 24% (20 votes)
Strongly dislike: 4% (4 votes)

How do you feel about Mark Levin?
Strongly like: 40% (32 votes)
Like: 46% (37 votes)
Dislike: 13% (11 votes)
Strongly dislike: 0% (0 votes)

How do you feel about Rush Limbaugh?
Strongly like: 55% (45 votes)
Like: 35% (29 votes)
Dislike: 7% (6 votes)
Strongly dislike: 1% (1 vote)

How do you feel about Michelle Malkin?
Strongly like: 66% (54 votes)
Like: 27% (22 votes)
Strongly dislike: 4% (4 votes)
Dislike: 1% (1 vote)

How do you feel about John McCain?
Strongly like: 4% (4 votes)
Like: 37% (30 votes)
Dislike: 38% (31 votes)
Strongly dislike: 19% (16 votes)

How do you feel about Meghan McCain?
Strongly like: 0% (0 votes)
Like: 10% (8 votes)
Dislike:39% (31 votes)
Strongly dislike: 50% (40 votes)

How do you feel about Mitch McConnell?
Strongly like: 5% (4 votes)
Like: 60% (46 votes)
Dislike: 32% (25 votes)
Strongly dislike: 1% (1 vote)

How do you feel about Bill O’Reilly?
Strongly like: 9% (8 votes)
Like: 29% (24 votes)
Dislike: 50% (41 votes)
Strongly dislike: 9% (8 votes)

How do you feel about Sarah Palin?
Strongly like: 53% (43 votes)
Like: 38% (31 votes)
Dislike: 6% (5 votes)
Strongly dislike: 2% (2 votes)

How do you feel about Kathleen Parker?
Strongly like: 1% (1 vote)
Like: 32% (24 votes)
Dislike: 43% (32 votes)
Strongly dislike: 21% (16 votes)

How do you feel about Ron Paul?
Strongly like: 7% (6 votes)
Like: 23% (19 votes)
Dislike 28%: (23 votes)
Strongly dislike: 40% (32 votes)

How do you feel about Colin Powell?
Strongly like: 1% (1 vote)
Like: 20% (16 votes)
Dislike: 38% (31 votes)
Strongly dislike: 40% (32 votes)

How do you feel about Mitt Romney?
Strongly like: 12% (10 votes)
Like: 44% (35 votes)
Dislike: 32% (25 votes)
Strongly dislike: 10% (8 votes)

How do you feel about Marco Rubio?
Strongly like: 49% (39 votes)
Like: 46% (37 votes)
Dislike: 3% (3 votes)
Strongly dislike: 0% (0 votes)

How do you feel about Paul Ryan?
Strongly like: 67% (51 votes)
Like: 30% (23 votes)
Dislike: 2% (2 votes)
Strongly dislike: 0% (0 votes)

How do you feel about Thomas Sowell?
Strongly like: 82% (66 votes)
Like: 17% (14 votes)
Dislike: 0% (0 votes)
Strongly dislike: 0% (0 votes)

How do you feel about Michael Steele?
Strongly like: 1% (1 vote)
Like: 48% (40 votes)
Dislike: 37% (31 votes)
Strongly dislike: 12% (10 votes)

How do you feel about Arnold Schwarzenegger?
Strongly like: 0% (0 votes)
Like: 15% (13 votes)
Dislike: 54% (45 votes)
Strongly dislike: 29% (24 votes)

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