Kenneth (kensmind) wrote in polloftheday,
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Sarah Palin Resigns

Behind the cut are a few questions about Sarah Palin and her premature resignation...



Poll #1425441 Sarah Palin

What is your theory for Sarah Palin's resignation as Governor of Alaska 16 months before the end of her term? (Select as many as you think apply)

Some sort of mental breakdown
0(0.0%)
She just got sick and tired of all the bogus ethics complaints made against her (which cost Alaskans $2 million to investigate, and which cost Palin $500K in legal fees with none proven)
1(1.5%)
There is some sort of scandal that's due to break
8(11.9%)
She has some sort of higher political ambition and needed to resign to raise $$$ for her Presidential campaign in 2012
8(11.9%)
She just decided that it was all bullshit and not worth it
3(4.5%)
Some sort of family emergency or crisis
0(0.0%)
Strictly monetary reasons: she can make more money as a private citizen
0(0.0%)
Something else (what?)
2(3.0%)

Do you think more or less of Sarah Palin since her resignation?

More
3(4.4%)
Less
18(26.5%)
About the same
46(67.6%)
Other (what?)
1(1.5%)

On a scale of 1 to 10 (one being the lowest opinion and 10 being the highest), what is your opinion of Sarah Palin since she announced her resignation?

Mean: 2.67 Median: 2 Std. Dev 1.90
1
25(37.3%)
2
15(22.4%)
3
9(13.4%)
4
3(4.5%)
5
10(14.9%)
6
3(4.5%)
7
1(1.5%)
8
0(0.0%)
9
0(0.0%)
10
1(1.5%)

Quote: Sarah Palin never had a chance. She was a plain-speaking regular person and not a political insider who challenged and defeated a corrupt sitting governor from her own party. She never had a chance against the political sharks in Washington.

I completely agree with that statement.
9(13.2%)
I somewhat agree with that statement
8(11.8%)
I agree with some parts of that statement and disagree with othe parts of it.
14(20.6%)
I mostly disagree with that statement.
15(22.1%)
I completely disagree with that statement.
13(19.1%)
Other (what?)
9(13.2%)

Do you think Sarah Palin was treated fairly by the media

Yes, completely fair
14(20.6%)
For the most part she was treated fairly
31(45.6%)
For the most part she was treated unfairly
14(20.6%)
The media was extremely unfair to her
3(4.4%)
Something else (what?)
6(8.8%)

Can you see Russia from your house?

Yes
6(8.7%)
No
48(69.6%)
My house is in Russia
2(2.9%)
I don't have a house, but if I had one where I am, yes
1(1.4%)
I don't have a house, but if I had one where I am, no.
9(13.0%)
Other (what?)
3(4.3%)
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