Republicans Blame Defunct ACORN for Obama Reelection





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Published on Dec 4, 2012

"Forty nine percent of Republicans believe that President Obama won reelection thanks to the allegedly illegal work of a group that no longer exists, according to a Public Policy Polling survey.

The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) was at the center of anti-Obama energy in 2008, when Republicans cited some faulty registration forms obtained by ACORN as proof of voter fraud. The charge was particularly potent, since Obama hired one of the organizations associated with ACORN to run voter turnout for him in the primary."*

Cenk Uygur brings us the baffling numbers Public Policy Polling that say 49% of Republicans blame ACORN, which no longer exists, for Obama's reelection. Furthermore, 25% of surveyed Republicans say they would want their state to secede. What's going on here?

*Read more from from Annie-Rose Strasser/ Think Progress: http://thinkprogress.org/politics/201...

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