ThinkProgress: GOP entering class is a bit nutty


Here is a snapshot of the GOP Class of 2010’s extremism:


– 50% deny the existence of manmade climate change
– 86% are opposed to any climate change legislation that increases government revenue


– 39% have already declared their intention to end the 14th Amendment’s guarantee of birthright citizenship
– 32% want to reduce legal immigration


– 91% have sworn to never allow an income tax increase on any individual or business – regardless of deficits or war
– 79% have pledged to permanently repeal the estate tax
– 48% are pushing for a balanced budget amendment

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