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Published:January 19th, 2010 16:13 EST
CBS Poll: 71 Percent Are Against Sarah Palin Running For President

CBS Poll: 71 Percent Are Against Sarah Palin Running For President

By Robert Paul Reyes

Sarah Palin`s memoir is selling like hotcakes, teabaggers flock to hear her speak, and she has a national platform as a commentator for Fox News.

Sarah Palin is on top of the world, and it`s a given that she will run for president in 2012!

Wrong!

"According to a new CBS News poll out Tuesday, 71 percent are against the former Republican vice presidential candidate launching her own bid for the White House in two years while 21 percent are in favor of a potential run.

Broken down by party, 56 percent of Republicans are against a potential Palin presidential campaign while 30 percent are for it. Meanwhile, the vast majority of Democrats, 88 percent, are not in favor of a Palin presidential run.

The survey also finds significantly more people view Palin negatively than positively: 41 percent negative compared to 26 percent positive."

CNN Political Ticker

People love Sarah Palin as eye candy and as comic relief, but even a majority of Republicans don`t want Sarah Palin within a mile of the White House red button.

Sarah Palin has a hardcore base that will stand by her side come hell or high water, but her liabilities preclude her from expanding her base.

Liberals came stop having nightmares of a Sarah Palin presidency, it will never happen. Palin has found her niche at Fox News, and after studying the results of the CBS poll she may not leave her comfortable gig to seek the presidency.

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