The Rightosphere Temperature Check For July: Palin, Franken, & Auditing the Fed

Right Wing News emailed more than 260 right-of-center bloggers and asked them several questions. The following 67 blogs responded,

101 Dead Armadillos, The Absurd Report, All That Is Necessary, American Diva, And Rightly So, The Anti-Idiotarian Rottweiler, Atlas Shrugs, Axis of Right, Bad Example, Basil’s Blog, Bookworm Room, Bright & Early, Bull Moose Strikes Back, Keith Burgess-Jackson, The Chronicles Of A Rogue Jew, Conservatism Today, Conservative Compendium, Conservative Grapevine, Copious Dissent, dcthornton.com, Dispatches from Blogblivion, Doubleplusundead, Dodgeblogium, Ed Driscoll, Drumwaster’s Rants, Election Projection, Fausta’s Blog, Katie Favazza, Fetching Jen, Cassy Fiano, Fraters Libertas, Freeman Hunt, GOPUSA Northeast, Guardian Watchblog, IMAO, Infidels Are Cool, JackLewis, The Jawa Report, Keepin’ It Rural, Little Miss Attila, Lotus Blog, Mean Ol’ Meany , Midnight Blue, Moonbattery, mountaineer musings, Mount Virtus, Musings, My Aisling, No Oil For Pacifists, No Runny Eggs, Patriot Room, Pirate’s Cove, Pirates Man Your Women!, Pursuing Holiness.com, Riehl World View, Josh Schroeder, Don Singleton, Sister Toldjah, The Smallest Minority, Solomonia, Stop The ACLU, The Sundries Shack, The TrogloPundit, The Virtuous Republic, Weapons of Mass Discussion, Wolking’s World, Word Around the Net

The bloggers were asked to select answers to the following questions (because some bloggers skipped particular questions, gave answers that weren’t listed, or gave answers that were difficult to categorize, there are not 67 responses to each question.)

1) Al Franken was declared the winner of the contested Senate seat in Minnesota. Do you believe he actually got the most votes at the ballot box?

Yes: 2 (3%)
No: 43 (64%)
Not Sure: 22 (33%)

2) Do you believe Sarah Palin is still a viable potential contender for the Republican nomination in 2012 after announcing that she will resign as Governor of Alaska?

Yes: 42 (63%)
No: 25 (37%)

3) Do you believe the Federal Reserve should be audited?

Yes: 62 (94%)
No: 4 (6%)

4) In Honduras, if the United States had to make a choice, should we be backing:

A) Ousted President Manuel Zelaya: 3 (5%)
B) The government, Supreme Court, and military that expelled him?: 59 (95%)

5) Do you think Barack Obama will take whatever steps are necessary to insure that Iran doesn’t obtain nuclear weapons?

Yes: 5 (8%)
No: 61 (92%)

6) Are you less likely to buy a car from General Motors or Chrysler because of the government involvement in both companies?

A) No, not at all.: 3 (4%)
B) Maybe, a little.: 5 (7%)
C) I’m much less likely to buy a car made by Chrysler or General Motors now.: 11 (16%)
D) Right now, I won’t buy a car made by Chrysler or General Motors.: 48 (72%)

Correction: The numbers on the Honduras question were originally transposed.

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