The Rightosphere Temperature Check For November: Special GOP Primary Edition

Right Wing News emailed more than 240 right-of-center bloggers and asked them to answer 8 questions about the 2008 candidates. The following 61 blogs responded:

The Absurd Report, David All Group, AtlanticBlog, The American Princess, Betsy’s Page, Bit’s Blog, BizzyBlog, Blogs of War, Blonde Sagacity, Bluey Blog, Boi From Troy, Bookworm Room, Keith Burgess-Jackson, Cassy Fiano, Dr. Melissa Clouthier, Cold Fury, Conservative Grapevine, Damian Penny, Dispatches from Blogblivion, Argghhhh!, Ed Driscoll, Eckernet, Musings, Fraters Libertas, Ian Schwartz, Jeff Gannon – A Voice of the New Media, Ghost of a Flea, (Michael) GOPUSA Northeast, (Hank) GOPUSA Northeast, GraniteGrok, Gocinatlanta, Guardian Watchblog, The Hedgehog Report, Inside Larry’s Head, JackLewis, Liberty Pundit, Likelihood of Success, Moonbattery, Newsbeat1, The Nose On Your Face, Pal2pal, The Pink Flamingo Bar & Grill, Pirate’s Cove, PrestoPundit, Right Thinking From The Left Coast, Right Wing Rocker, Matt Sanchez, Sane Nation, Screw Loose Change, Don Singleton, Sister Toldjah, Slobokan’s Site Of Schtuff, The Smallest Minority, Solomonia, Stolen Thunder, Suitably Flip, Don Surber, dcthornton.com, Trying To Grok, Vox Popoli, WILLisms

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 61 responses to each question.)

1) Which candidate would you most like to see as the nominee?

A) Fred Thompson: 27 — 46%
B) John McCain: 5 — 8%
C) Mike Huckabee: 2 — 3%
D) Mitt Romney: 7 — 12%
E) Rudy Giuliani: 18 — 31%

2) Which candidate do you think is most likely to capture the GOP nomination?

A) Fred Thompson: 8 — 13%
B) John McCain: 0 — 0%
C) Mike Huckabee: 0 — 0%
D) Mitt Romney: 7 — 12%
E) Rudy Giuliani: 45 — 76%

3) Which of the candidates do you believe is the most conservative?

A) Fred Thompson: 38 — 66%
B) John McCain: 2 — 3%
C) Mike Huckabee: 11 — 19%
D) Mitt Romney: 4 — 7%
E) Rudy Giuliani: 3 — 5%

4) Who do you believe would be the MOST electable candidate in 2008?

A) Fred Thompson: 14 — 23%
B) John McCain: 5 — 8%
C) Mike Huckabee: 1 — 2%
D) Mitt Romney: 3 — 5%
E) Rudy Giuliani: 37 — 62%

5) Who do you believe would be the LEAST electable candidate in 2008?

A) Fred Thompson: 8 — 13%
B) John McCain: 12 — 20%
C) Mike Huckabee: 23 — 38%
D) Mitt Romney: 17 — 28%
E) Rudy Giuliani: 1 — 2%

6) Which candidate do you trust the most to be tough on illegal immigration?

A) Fred Thompson: 39 — 67%
B) John McCain: 1 — 2%
C) Mike Huckabee: 7 — 12%
D) Mitt Romney: 4 — 7%
E) Rudy Giuliani: 7 — 12%

7) Which candidate do you trust the most to be fiscally conservative?

A) Fred Thompson: 27 — 46%
B) John McCain: 8 — 14%
C) Mike Huckabee: 2 — 3%
D) Mitt Romney: 12 — 20%
E) Rudy Giuliani: 10 — 17%

8) Which candidate do you trust the most on foreign policy issues?

A) Fred Thompson: 15 — 26%
B) John McCain: 17 — 30%
C) Mike Huckabee: 0 — 0%
D) Mitt Romney: 4 — 7%
E) Rudy Giuliani: 21 — 37%

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