Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty also-rans in Gallup poll
|Running for president? Whatever.|
Michele Bachmann happily feeds rumors that she wants to be president, too; she practically has an endowed chair at Fox News; and her attacks on Barack Obama are getting more and more outlandish.
Ho hum, Republican voters say in the latest Gallup poll.
|Bachmann and Pawlenty are also-rans.|
But Republicans are pretty sure so far that they want nothing to do with either Bachmann (4%) or Pawlenty (3%).
The news for T-Paw appears especially frustrating. He has spent months carefully choreographing his coming out as a contender, sending all the right signals to social conservatives on all the hot-button issues.
But Gallup says none of this has registered with Republicans in general. He went from 3% support in September to 4% in November last year, and now he's back to 3%.
Gallup has no similar tracking data for Bachmann, having only included her in its latest survey.
Even so, it appears that the more Republicans hear about Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty, the less they care.
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