-By Warner Todd Huston
Once again Congressman Ron Paul of Texas has won the CPAC straw poll. Paul took 30 percent of those polled this year. Former Governor Mitt Romney took second place with 23 percent of the vote.
Naturally when Paul’s name came out on top the Paulies erupted in glee.
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Full first choice poll results:
- Congressman Ron Paul (Teas): 30%
- Mitt Romney (Mass.): 23%
- Former NM Gov. Gary Johnson: 6%
- NJ Gov. Chris Christie: 6%
- Newt Gingrich: 5%
- Former Minn. Gov. Tim Pawlenty: 4%
- Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann: 4%
- Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels: 4%
- Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin: 3%
- Businessman Herman Cain: 2%
- Former Ark. Gov. Mike Huckabee: 2%
- Former Penn. Senator Rick Santorum: 2%
- So. Dakota Senator John Thune: 2%
- Fomer Utah Gov. John Hunstman: 1%
- Miss. Governor Haley Barbour: 1%
- Other: 5%
- Undecided: 1%
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Warner Todd Huston is a Chicago based freelance writer. He has been writing opinion editorials and social criticism since early 2001 and before that he wrote articles on U.S. history for several small American magazines. His political columns are featured on many websites such as Andrew Breitbart’s BigGovernment.com, BigHollywood.com, and BigJournalism.com, as well as RightWingNews.com, RightPundits.com, CanadaFreePress.com, StoptheACLU.com, AmericanDaily.com, among many, many others. Mr. Huston is also endlessly amused that one of his articles formed the basis of an article in Germany’s Der Spiegel Magazine in 2008.
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