The Rightosphere Temperature Check For May

Right Wing News emailed more than 240 right-of-center bloggers and asked them to answer 8 questions. The following 37 blogs responded,

Aaron’s CC, The Absurd Report, The American Princess, The Anti-Idiotarian Rottweiler, Argghhhh!, AtlanticBlog, Bad Example, BizzyBlog, Bluey Blog, Brainster’s Blog, Keith Burgess-Jackson, Conservative Grapevine,, Dr. Melissa Clouthier, Drumwaster’s Rants, Eckernet, Jeff Gannon – A Voice of the New Media, GayPatriot, GraniteGrok, The Hedgehog Report, IMAO, Iowa Voice, Moonbattery, Moxie, Musings, Newsbeat1, The Pink Flamingo Bar & Grill, PoliPundit, PrestoPundit, Shrink Wrapped, Don Singleton, Slobokan’s Site Of Schtuff, Sister Toldjah, Texas Rainmaker, Toys In The Attic, 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 37 responses to each question.)

1) If you were assigning a letter grade to how George Bush has performed as President since the 2006 elections, would it be…

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A-B) (9) — 25%
C) (15) — 42%
D or F) (12) — 33%

2) Which of the two following groups better represents your stance on illegal immigration.

A) George Bush, John McCain, the Wall Street Journal. (4) — 11%
B) The Minutemen, Tom Tancredo, Jeff Sessions. (32) — 89%

3) Do you think the Federal Government should fund embryonic stem cell research?

Yes) (3) — 8%
No) (33) — 92%

4) Do you think that the mainstream media as a whole…

A) Leans significantly to the left. (37) — 100%
B) Leans significantly to the right.
C) Does a good job of being objective.

5) It has been said that if we haven’t seen enormous progress in Iraq by September of this year, that Congress may cut off funds for the troops or set a timeline for the troops to pull out. Do you think we should…

A) Set a timeline for the troops to leave Iraq or cut off funds for the troops if we haven’t made big progress by September? (3) — 9%
B) Stay in Iraq at least until we feel confident that the Iraqis can handle their own internal security after our troops leave the streets? (32) — 91%

6) Tom Cole, the new head of the National Republican Congressional Committee, recently said the following about the GOP losses in 2006.

“Oh, I don’t think the problem was spending. People who argue that we lost because we weren’t true to our base, that’s just wrong.”

Do you agree?

Yes) (4) — 11%
No) (33) — 89%

7) If we absolutely had to have a President chosen out of the Big 3 Democratic contenders, which one would you most prefer to see as the POTUS.

A) Hillary Clinton (19) — 59%
B) John Edwards (5) — 16%
C) Barrack Obama (8) — 25%

8) If you had to pick the presidential contender that you would LEAST like to see as the party’s nominee in 2008, who would it be… (Note: This is the LEAST liked candidate, not your favorite candidate)

Duncan Hunter (0) — 0%
Fred Thompson (0) — 0%
John Cox (1) — 3%
James Gilmore (1) — 3%
Mitt Romney (1) — 3%
Sam Brownback (2) — 5%
Newt Gingrich (2) — 5%
Tommy Thompson (2) — 5%
Mike Huckabee (3) — 8%
Tom Tancredo (3) — 8%
Rudy Giuliani (4) — 11%
John McCain (7) — 19%
Ron Paul (11) — 30%

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