According to a Daily Kos/Research 2000 poll of 2,003 self-identified Republicans, the GOP base thinks Sarah Palin is more qualified than President Obama, Hotline OnCall reports. Purported lack of qualification, mind you, was the knock on both Obama and Palin in the 2008 campaign. Now, 53 percent of Republican respondents said Palin is more qualified, vs. 14 percent who say she's not. And 63 percent said Obama is a socialist.

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