Ron Paul Beats Herman Cain in New Poll
It was announced very recently that Herman Cain was a new GOP front-runner in the race for President in 2012.
Not so fast.
Ron Paul has claimed ground from Cain in a new straw poll that put him in the number one slot among all the other Republican shills. Cain was second.
In the following article its admitted that all bets are off and its very uncertain to tell at this time how things will shape up come the primaries.
Grant J. Kidney
Rep. Ron Paul of Texas turned out his well-organized crop of supporters Saturday and won a presidential preference straw poll with 37% of the vote.
Coming in second place in the poll of social conservatives at the annual Values Voter Summit was retired pizza chain executive Herman Cain, who pulled in 23% of the vote.
Cain, who won a surprise victory in a straw poll last month in Florida, delivered a rousing speech Friday afternoon in which he joked about the pressure that comes with breaking into the “top tier” of candidates in the GOP primary race. Cain’s showing was considerably better than the two presumed frontrunners. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Texas Gov. Rick Perry didn’t do so well. Perry won 8%, and Romney took just 4%.
The poll confirmed that with just a few months before the first nominating contests, the Republican presidential field is still unsettled.
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Source: LA Times