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Saturday, 26 March 2011 12:12

Romney Polls High Among Tea Party in Recent Survey

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P.T. Barnum and Abraham Lincoln have both been credited with having that you can fool some of the people all of the time and all of the people some of the time, but you can never fool all of the people all of the time. Fortunately for politicians, they only have to worry about fooling a few of the people (those that actually vote) every few years.

Given the paucity of powerful potential candidates filling the GOP roster of presidential wannabes, old Mr. Barnums axiom is likely a soothing tonic.

Proof of this postulate of the geometry of elections is found in the results of a new Pew Research Center poll which reveals that among those who self-identify as proponents of the Tea Party, almost 25 percent would choose Mitt Romney to be the Republican challenger to President Barack Obama in 2012.

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