A new poll released by Gallup found 40% of Americans consider themselves conservative.
Only 20% of Americans consider themselves far left liberals like Barack Obama.
Conservatives continue to outnumber moderates and liberals in the American populace in 2009, confirming a finding that Gallup first noted in June. Forty percent of Americans describe their political views as conservative, 36% as moderate, and 20% as liberal. This marks a shift from 2005 through 2008, when moderates were tied with conservatives as the most prevalent group.
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For the record… This also shows how weak the Republican Party has become.
If there are twice as many conservatives as liberals in the country and the GOP holds minority status in the current government, there is something terribly wrong with the Republican Party leadership.