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Palin for President? Not Much Support, Poll Finds

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Sarah Palin said this week she'd run for president in 2012 "if there's nobody else to do it." But a new ABC News/Washington Post poll suggests her candidacy wouldn't be very popular.
The telephone survey taken Oct. 25-28 of 1,202 adults found that two-thirds of registered voters say the former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate is unqualified for the job, and more than half continue to rate her unfavorably overall, ABC News said. The poll has a 3.5-point margin of error.
As ABC News reported:
"Palin appears to have gained little luster from the success of the Tea Party political movement with which she'd aligned: Just 39 percent of registered voters see her favorably, the most basic measure of a public figure's popularity. That's essentially the same as her lows, 37 percent, last winter and spring. Even fewer, just 27 percent, see her as qualified for the presidency."

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