One third of self-identified Republicans are insane:DATA
. Note that these are "self-identified" and a large proportion come from the south. It does not represent all registered Republicans
, but it accurately describes "the right". And they are the activists and reliable voters.
Those individuals who would self-identify as Republicans under good GOP leadership are currently self-identifying as independents or conservatives. This doesn't mean they won't vote Republican in November if they can get Tea Party candidates to defeat the bad incumbents in the primaries.
I think it's going to be astonishing how many incumbents, Dem and Rep alike, are tossed aside in the primaries.