Monday, October 3

RUFFINI SEPTEMBER STRAW POLL RESULTS

I was among the 21% of voters who went for Newt Gingrich in the August Straw Poll, who, with Newt off the ballot in September (Patrick calls it Newt's "bye month"), opted to go with George Allen (R-VA).

I'm not sure how reliable this poll is as a measure of who the most attractive (and winnable) Republican presidential candidates are at this juncture since, among other things, one can cast as many ballots as one wants in Patrick's polling process. But, it's fun and of interest. I do wish he'd get Gingrich back on the main ballot to stay and send Frist permanently packing!