Poll: Obama More Extreme Than Romney
According to a new Rasmussen poll, Americans think that Mitt Romney is more moderate than Barack Obama. A survey of likely voters shows that 52% believe Romney’s views are “mainstream,” with 30% thinking they are “extreme”; by contrast, 45% of likely voters see President Obama’s views as “mainstream,” with 45% saying they’re “extreme.”
Interestingly, when it comes to the politics of the candidates, the gap is less substantial; Romney is considered more mainstream on his politics by a 48%-44% margin. Romney leads Obama overall by the same margin.