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December 19, 2011

Poo-Pooing PPP: Is Ron Paul Really In First In Iowa? And Gingrich In Third?

PPP's results, which seem crazy, have it Paul 23%, Romney 20%, Gingrich 14%, and Perry, Bachmann, and Santorum each with 10%. It seems less than likely.

The Republican Party can't really be defended as "not racist" when it's insisting on ignoring this old crank's past work. Or his long time association with Truther paranoiac Alex Jones (and Paul's own dog whistles to that group, such as suggesting that Bush lied when he said the AUMF for the use against force was for the purpose of getting bin Ladin). Or his minions constantly using the left's tactic of shouting down speakers as "war criminals" at this past CPAC.

I doubt this poll is accurate. But multiple polls show Ron Paul with alarming levels of support in Iowa.

Gingrich's fall seems to be due to questions about his conservative credentials, the barrage of intensely negative ads Ron Paul is running against him.

Meanwhile, 60% of likely Iowa caucus-goers are undecided or not firm about their tentative decision.


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