Polling Right-Of-Center Bloggers On McCain’s VP Pick

by John Hawkins | August 27, 2008 8:54 am

Right Wing News emailed more than 240 right-of-center bloggers and asked them to answer 3 questions. The following 67 blogs responded,

Absinthe & Cookies[1], The Absurd Report[2], The Anchoress[3], Atlas Shrugs[4], The Baseball Crank[5], Basil’s Blog[6], Betsy’s Page[7], BizzyBlog[8], Dispatches from Blogblivion[9], Blonde Sagacity[10], Bluey Blog[11], Bookworm Room[12], Cara Ellison[13], Cold Fury[14], Cassy Fiano[15], Conservative Grapevine[16], Conservatism Today[17], Damian Penny[18], Argghhhh![19], Doubleplusundead[20], Dr. Helen[21], Drumwaster’s Rants[22], Elocutio[23], Musings[24], Extreme Mortman[25], Exurban League[26], Ft. Hard Knox[27], Fraters Libertas[28], GayPatriot[29], Gina Cobb[30], The Hedgehog Report[31], Hugh Hewitt[32], IMAO[33], JackLewis[34], JammieWearingFool[35], JustOneMinute[36], Keith Burgess-Jackson[37], Likelihood of Success[38], Lotus Blog[39], Mainstream Libertarian[40], Midnight Blue[41], Moonbattery[42], mountaineer musings[43], Newmark’s Door[44], Newsbeat1[45], (Shoebox) No Runny Eggs[46], (Steve) No Runny Eggs[46], (Buckley) The Nose On Your Face[47], (Potfry) The Nose On Your Face[47], Obama’s Con[48], Pal2pal[49], QandO[50], Riehl World View[51], Right Thinking From The Left Coast[52], Right Wing Rocker[53], Don Singleton[54], Sister Toldjah[55], Slobokan’s Site Of Schtuff[56], Stop The ACLU[57], Suitably Flip[58],
The Sundries Shack[59], Don Surber[60], Texas Rainmaker[61], dcthornton.com[62], Viking Pundit[63], Vox Popoli[64], WILLisms[65]

The bloggers were asked to answer the following 3 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 every question.)

Out of the following VP candidates rumored to be on McCain’s short list, which one DO YOU THINK HE WILL TAKE?

Carly Fiorina (Former Hewlett-Packard CEO): 0 (0%)
Rudy Giuliani (Former Mayor of New York): 0 (0%)
John Thune (Senator, South Dakota): 0 (0%)
Meg Whitman (Former eBay CEO): 0 (0%)
Kay Bailey Hutchinson (Senator, Texas): 1 (1.5%)
Eric Cantor (Congressman, Virginia): 1 (1.5%)
Rob Portman (Former Congressman, Ohio): 1 (1.5%)
Charlie Crist (Governor, Florida): 2 (3%)
Joe Lieberman (Senator, Connecticut): 2 (3%)
Tom Ridge (Former Governor, Pennsylvania): 2 (3%)
Sarah Palin (Governor, Alaska): 4 (6%)
Tim Pawlenty (Governor, Minnesota): 14 (22%)
Mitt Romney (Former Governor, Massachusetts): 37 (58%)

Out of the following VP candidates rumored to be on McCain’s short list, which one WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE HIM TAKE?

Charlie Crist (Governor, Florida): 0 (0%)
Tom Ridge (Former Governor, Pennsylvania): 0 (0%)
Meg Whitman (Former eBay CEO): 0 (0%)
John Thune (Senator, South Dakota): 1 (1.5%)
Rob Portman (Former Congressman, Ohio): 1 (1.5%)
Kay Bailey Hutchinson (Senator, Texas): 2 (3.0%)
Rudy Giuliani (Former Mayor of New York): 2 (3.0%)
Joe Lieberman (Senator, Connecticut): 2 (3.0%)
Carly Fiorina (Former Hewlett-Packard CEO): 3 (5.0%)
Eric Cantor (Congressman, Virginia): 6 (9%)
Tim Pawlenty (Governor, Minnesota): 8 (12%)
Sarah Palin (Governor, Alaska): 20 (31%)
Mitt Romney (Former Governor, Massachusetts): 20 (31%)

Out of the following VP candidates rumored to be on McCain’s short list, which one WOULD YOU LEAST LIKE TO SEE HIM TAKE?

John Thune (Senator, South Dakota): 0 (0%)
Rob Portman (Former Congressman, Ohio): 0 (0%)
Sarah Palin (Governor, Alaska): 0 (2%)
Eric Cantor (Congressman, Virginia): 0 (2%)
Tim Pawlenty (Governor, Minnesota): 0 (2%)
Meg Whitman (Former eBay CEO): 2 (3%)
Kay Bailey Hutchinson (Senator, Texas): 2 (3%)
Rudy Giuliani (Former Mayor of New York): 3 (5%)
Charlie Crist (Governor, Florida): 3 (5%)
Carly Fiorina (Former Hewlett-Packard CEO): 6 (10%)
Tom Ridge (Former Governor, Pennsylvania): 6 (10%)
Mitt Romney (Former Governor, Massachusetts): 7 (12%)
Joe Lieberman (Senator, Connecticut): 27 (46%)

  1. Absinthe & Cookies: http://www.ondragonswing.com/journal/gaggle/
  2. The Absurd Report: http://www.theabsurdreport.com/
  3. The Anchoress: http://www.theanchoressonline.com/
  4. Atlas Shrugs: http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/
  5. The Baseball Crank: http://www.baseballcrank.com
  6. Basil’s Blog: http://www.basilsblog.net/
  7. Betsy’s Page: http://betsyspage.blogspot.com/
  8. BizzyBlog: http://www.bizzyblog.com/
  9. Dispatches from Blogblivion: http://blogblivion.com/
  10. Blonde Sagacity: http://mobyrebuttal.blogspot.com/
  11. Bluey Blog: http://robertbluey.com/blog/
  12. Bookworm Room: http://bookwormroom.wordpress.com/
  13. Cara Ellison: http://caraellison.wordpress.com/
  14. Cold Fury: http://www.coldfury.com
  15. Cassy Fiano: http://www.cassyfiano.com/
  16. Conservative Grapevine: http://www.conservativegrapevine.com
  17. Conservatism Today: http://www.conservatismtoday.com
  18. Damian Penny: http://www.damianpenny.com
  19. Argghhhh!: http://www.thedonovan.com/
  20. Doubleplusundead: http://doubleplusundead.mee.nu/
  21. Dr. Helen: http://drhelen.blogspot.com/
  22. Drumwaster’s Rants: http://www.drumwaster.com
  23. Elocutio: http://katiefavazza.townhall.com/
  24. Musings: http://www.enterstageright.com/blog/
  25. Extreme Mortman: http://extrememortman.com/
  26. Exurban League: http://www.exurbanleague.com
  27. Ft. Hard Knox: http://forthardknox.com
  28. Fraters Libertas: http://www.fraterslibertas.com/blogger.html
  29. GayPatriot: http://gaypatriot.org/
  30. Gina Cobb: http://ginacobb.typepad.com/
  31. The Hedgehog Report: http://www.davidwissing.com/
  32. Hugh Hewitt: http://hughhewitt.townhall.com/
  33. IMAO: http://imao.us/
  34. JackLewis: http://jacklewis.net/
  35. JammieWearingFool: http://jammiewearingfool.blogspot.com/
  36. JustOneMinute: http://justoneminute.typepad.com/
  37. Keith Burgess-Jackson: http://keithburgess-jackson.com/
  38. Likelihood of Success: http://likelihoodofsuccess.com
  39. Lotus Blog: http://thelotusblog.com/
  40. Mainstream Libertarian: http://www.mainstreamlibertarian.com/
  41. Midnight Blue: http://midnightbluesays.blogspot.com/
  42. Moonbattery: http://www.moonbattery.com/
  43. mountaineer musings: http://mountaineermusings.com/
  44. Newmark’s Door: http://newmarksdoor.typepad.com/mainblog/
  45. Newsbeat1: http://newsbeat1.com/
  46. No Runny Eggs: http://norunnyeggs.com/
  47. The Nose On Your Face: http://www.thenoseonyourface.com/
  48. Obama’s Con: http://www.obamascon.com/
  49. Pal2pal: http://www.pal2pal.com/BLOGEE/
  50. QandO: http://www.qando.net/
  51. Riehl World View: http://www.riehlworldview.com/
  52. Right Thinking From The Left Coast: http://www.right-thinking.com
  53. Right Wing Rocker: http://rightwingrocker.blogspot.com/
  54. Don Singleton: http://donsingleton.blogspot.com/
  55. Sister Toldjah: http://sistertoldjah.com/
  56. Slobokan’s Site Of Schtuff: http://www.slobokan.com/
  57. Stop The ACLU: http://stoptheaclu.com/
  58. Suitably Flip: http://suitablyflip.blogs.com/
  59. The Sundries Shack: http://www.sundriesshack.com
  60. Don Surber: http://blogs.dailymail.com/donsurber
  61. Texas Rainmaker: http://texasrainmaker.blogspot.com/
  62. dcthornton.com: http://blog.dcthornton.com/
  63. Viking Pundit: http://vikingpundit.blogspot.com/
  64. Vox Popoli: http://voxday.blogspot.com/
  65. WILLisms: http://www.willisms.com/

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