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dw

Did you include Herman Cain? His name remains on the ballot, and Colbert's Super PAC is urging South Carolians to vote for him

Bazinga !

Guys, Buddy Roemer isn't even on the ballot in SC.

You should drop him from your polls. Otherwise you'll look like fools.

You know, like when you included that Socialist guy in the New York special that ended up with 0.5% and you had a poll out showing him at 5%.

Obama 2012

As an Obama supporter I still think Romney is a stronger candidate than Gingrich in the general... but this is despite Romney looking weaker every day ... Gingrich is just incredibly unlikable to normal people (ie: non hard core Republicans) ... so ... I'm excited to see Gingrich with a real shot at winning SC. I would love to see Newt as the nominee.

But that said; I am not at all afraid of Romney. He is an exceptionally weak general election candidate. As your favorable vs unfavorable numbers show ... most people just don't like the guy. It's hard to get elected to the White House when people see you a smarmy Gordon Gecko type.

George

If the trend holds up Newt will win although by a narrow margin in SC. His next best chance is in Florida where he needs to at least finish a strong second to Romney. After that, except for Maine Caucus he does not have much of a prayer until Super Tuesday, March 6 with a bunch of southern states...too far from now...almost the end of the college basketball season.

Thomas

Bazinga is right. Roemer not on ballot in SC. Why not test the 9 people who are on the ballot, including Cain?

Dynotec

Can you poll 2008 choice next time?

Bill

I'm GLAD they included Buddy Roemer in the poll! Considering he is not usually included in most polls even though he IS STILL RUNNING. And then he's penalized for not having a high enough percentage in the polls and gets excluded from the debates. Kind of hard to register on a poll when you're not included.

He's not on the SC ballot because it costs $25K to get your name on it, and since he doesn't take any contributions over $100 (so that he's not a lackey for Goldman Sachs or GE) and actually represents the PEOPLE, he made a strategic decision to skip SC and focus on Michigan and other later states.

Roemer is the ONLY GOP candidate who could beat Obama.

Bazinga !

Bill,

Including Roemer in a state where he is on the ballot is OK, but doing so in states like SC only makes PPP polls WRONG.

It directs 3-5% to a candidate that doesn't exist and these 3-5% could go to another candidate instead.

Does PPP still want to create accurate polls ? Then they need to drop the obscure Roemer from their polls in states like SC.

Ariana

Glad you included Buddy Roemer in your poll/article. He is not on the SC ballot because it costs WAY too much money to get on it. He doesn't accept PAC money and no contributions over $100. I'm sure that the others on the ballot had no problem paying the SC's fee with their Big Bank Checks, Big Insurance Checks, Big Pharmaceutical Checks or with their SuperPac Money. Don't you wonder why the media puts the same handful of candidates in front of you day in and day out? Making you think that they are the only choices you have. They are already bought and paid for. Do your homework! How come a 4 time Congressman & Former Governor & Successful Businessman cannot get into a debate? Could it be his main message of campaign reform? How much $ would the tv networks loose on just political ads alone if campaign reform was actually implemented? Get the money + corruption + greed out of the system = vote for whoever you want. Buddy Roemer 2012 buddyroemer.com

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