A Degree of Sanity?

13% of Americans believe that President Obama is the anti-Christ. It’s an arresting fact, not that it would exist but that it would be that high. It partially explains anti Obama sentiment. When seen in context of other facts collected by Public Policy Polling, however, it paints a portrait of an electorate that looks to be without much real knowledge, and with a lot of superstition and inability to think critically. Accordingly 4% of those polled think that shape shifting reptilians control the world by taking on human form. 11% aren’t quite sure that Osama Bin Laden isn’t still out there and 28% believe that a secretive power elite with globalist agenda is conspiring to rule the world through an authoritarian world government. I felt alarmed at first, but then I read that according to a survey done for MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” 60% said that the laws covering the sale of firearms should be more strict, and 59% said they would support legislation banning the sale of assault weapons. As long as those with a degree of sanity can win the day, the kooks and the ignorant can believe what they like.