South Carolina, the third presidential primary state, is reported to have experienced a spike in birther sentiment among Republicans according to recent polls. South Carolina, the first state to leave the Union and fire the first shot in the Civil War, is once again rebelling against the National Executive. FitsNews.com in its article, SCGOP: Flipping On Obama’s Citizenship reports :
According to a new Public Policy Polling survey – released on Tuesday – 44 percent of likely [South Carolina] Republican voters do not believe that Obama was born in the United States. Meanwhile, 35 percent believe Obama is a U.S. citizen while 21 percent are not sure.
Two months ago, those numbers were virtually reversed – with 42 percent of GOP voters saying Obama was a citizen and 35 percent saying he wasn’t.
No explanation for the change was offered.
The South Carolina Republican Primary is tentatively scheduled for January 21, 2012, although other dates are given.