Majority in survey: That's enough, Sarah Palin

 

A narrow majority believes Sarah Palin has already said her share in the political debate, according to a survey released Wednesday. 

Fifty-four percent of voters would like Palin to be less vocal in her views on political issues, according to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Annenberg poll conducted days before she called for the impeachment of President Obama. 

That number includes 40 percent of Republicans, as well as a majority of independents and about two-thirds of Democrats. 

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Palin, a Fox News contributor, has been out of public office for five years after she resigned as governor of Alaska in 2009. The 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee has been a continuous critic of the Obama administration on cable news since then.  

On Tuesday, Palin created headlines by calling for the impeachment of President Obama over the flood of child immigrants crossing over the border. She also called on the public to oppose any politician who does not get on board. 

Out of six people, she was found to be the politician the public would most like to hear less.

Fifty-one percent of voters said they did not want to hear any more from Jesse Jackson. Forty-five said the same about former Vice President Cheney, who has made a number of media appearances recently to comment on the situation in Iraq. 

Forty-three percent would like to hear less of former Speaker Newt Gingrich, who has a show on CNN. 

Former President Clinton and his vice president, Al Gore, are at the bottom of the list, with 32 percent and 40 percent, respectively, saying they should be quiet. 

The poll surveyed 1,137 people from June 30 to July 7 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percent.