A recent Harris poll reveals some pretty alarming attitudes regarding our 44th president, especially among GOPers. For starters, 67% of Republicans who responded believe that Obama is a socialist, despite his markedly centrist leanings. Second, over half of Republicans polled (57%) believe that the president is a closet Muslim, a charge he has consistently denied. Perhaps most alarming is the number of Republicans (24%) who believe that Obama "may be the Antichrist."
According to John Avlon of the Daily Beast, all of these GOP ideas stem from "Obama Derangement Syndrome," which is a "pathological hatred of the president posing as patriotism." He believes that this ideology could spell trouble for Obama down the road, because it paints him as a "domestic enemy." Read the full article.