If there?s still any doubt that Sarah Palin doesn?t poll well with independents, consider it settled ? they actually prefer Charlie Sheen to the former Alaska governor.
In the totally improbable yet amusing match-up, Palin takes only 36 percent of independents to the troubled actor?s 41 percent, according to a Public Policy Polling survey out Thursday.
Not surprisingly, the overwhelming majority of Republicans ? 84 percent ? would choose Palin over Sheen if given the choice. But the poll underscores just how polarizing Palin has become, as she now sports astonishingly high negatives in most surveys.
President Barack Obama also has polarizing numbers, but would still swamp Sheen 57 percent to 22 percent among independents.
Showing just how bad of a sign it is for any politician to be polling in close competition with Sheen, the actor?s favorability rating stands at only 10 percent ? tying him with John Edwards as the fourth least popular person ever tested by PPP.
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