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Though down in GOP polls, Gingrich wins tea-party straw poll

Daily Caller:

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich won a straw poll of Florida Tea Party Patriots members held on a conference call Sunday evening, with former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum a close second....At the end of the call, participants were asked who they would vote for if the election were held today. Thirty-five percent said they would vote for Gingrich, 31 percent for Santorum, 18 percent for Romney, and 11 percent for Paul. Five percent selected none of the above.

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Unlikely Support

Tea Partiers like Newt. The GOP establishment is bolstering Romney, as is another unlikely source:

Politico
[Fred] Thompson: Mitt Campaign has 'Drudge in their back pocket'
1/29/2012

http://www.politico.com/blogs/politico-live/2012/01/fred-thompson-attacks-romney-campaign-for-having-drudge-112714.html

Mike

FOR THIS ECONOMY, JOB and BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES, WE NEED ROMNEY, no question. HE IS THE ONLY HONEST, DOWN-TO EARTH PERSON THAT HAS THE CREDIBILITY TO CREATE COMPANIES AND JOBS. WE NEED ROMNEY RIGHT AWAY. LET'S NOT WASTE TIME WITH OTHER FLAKES CANDIDATES. NEVER VOTE FOR GRINGRICH (ETHICS VIOLATION FINES OF $300K, INHUMAN TO EX-WIVES DURING CANCER TREATMENT, LIAR AND INVENT THINGS, INCLUDING LIVING IN THE MOON)...WE NEED THE HOUSING MARKET RECOVERY AND FIX, AND NEWT WANTS PEOPLE TO LIVE IN THE MOOON??? He is smoke

SPO101

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Sal Celeste *******
Date: Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 6:54 PM
Subject: Rience "the Plagiarizer" Priebus & the terminal GOP
To: info@gop.com

HA! The RNC Chairman stole the truth By J.J. posted on blog spoact.blogspot.com

Bill Press is talking about it on "Countdown" (Current TV) right now. Hey Bill, J.J. wants you to know he said the disgusting comment first, lol....

*Original communication emailed and posted on news comment boards:
Quotes for 2012
“My Daddy always taught me to NEVER under-estimate the damage stupid people can do. Bush/Cheney winning in 2000 is the best example I can come up with.. Bush/Cheney and the Republican controlled Congress (1994-2006) were like Captain Francesco Schettino first steering the ship into the rocks and then abandoning a sinking ship Concordia… Bush/Cheney sank our economy and then the GOP abandon good governance to go ashore to become obstructionists.
The real problem is how Republican voters REFUSE to take responsibility for their poor choices. I can only hope and pray these bucktooth, inbred, deadneck, ignorant, racist, Conservative wacko mofo’s don’t top past MISTAKES by voting in 2012. I don’t know about YOU imbeciles, but after the Bush/Cheney catastrophe , I’ll help start a ******* revolution if Republicans win the White House ever again.”
Jesse james Jones

Not "That"  Sal Celeste

Dear Readers: Please be advised that the opinions of this particular "Sal Celeste", do not (necessarily) represent or reflect the opinions of all of the other Sal Celeste's residing on the face of this planet....Sal, although you are certainly entitled to your opinion and may voice it as such, not all of us are screaming liberals and you should be a bit more considerate when ranting with our collective name. (FYI, this isn't the first time YOUR rants have been attributed to the wrong Sal.) Please realize that the internet is a very big and at the same time, a very small place. So PLEASE, have the decency to use the W and distinguish yourself from the rest of us that do not share your views.

Thanks.

Just one of the "OTHER" Sals out there.

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