Overall, 10 percent of Americans say Obama was likely born abroad, down from 20 percent in an April 2010 Post-ABC poll. Almost all those who now say Obama was born in a foreign country say that it’s only their“suspicion;” just 1 percent claim “solid evidence” that the president was born elsewhere (9 percent said so last year).
The media has gleefully trotted out embarrassing polling data in recent months indicating that a surprisingly large percentage of Republicans and conservatives harbored doubts about President Obama's birthplace. Confronted with the additional evidence of the "full" birth certificate, many of president's harshest critics are abandoning the sinking USS Birther en masse:
Here's the Post's helpful infographic, breaking down the numbers and illustrating how (blessedly) few Americans still insist on clinging to crazy:
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