▶ ▶ Ron Paul Is Already Beating ObamaSubmitted by barracuda_trader on Thu, 12/29/2011 - 13:33
RON PAUL IS THE BEST CHOICE TO BEAT OBAMA - CNN EXIT POLL 1/10/ 2012
By Jon Swaine
US elections 2012: Ron Paul gaining support of Iowan Democrats and independents
Ron Paul, the eccentric 76-year-old Texas congressman, is threatening to cause an upset in Iowa by winning the Republican caucus thanks to the support of independent and even Democratic voters.
roughly half of Paul’s primary supporters are Democrats or independents is probably an asset in selling his general election viability, which his fellow Republicans have frequently called into question. In a recent CNN survey that polled hypothetical head-to-heads between Obama and Paul, Mitt Romney, Rick Perry, Michele Bachmann and Newt Gingrich respectively, Paul tied Romney in performing best against the President in large part because he outperformed all the other GOP candidates among Democrats, independents, 18- to 34-year-olds and non-white voters....
Ron Paul is doing well among voters who voted in the Democratic primary in 2008. A recent PPP poll of likely Republican caucus voters in Iowa showed that Ron Paul received the strongest support (28 percent) among those who voted in the Democratic caucus in 2008.