Gov. Bobby Jindal is fond of telling the press that, contrary to every public sign and appearance, he isn't planning a run for the White House in 2012. ("I have the job I want" is his usual response.)
Still, it doesn't hurt a fella's feelings to know he's wanted, and a Rasmussen poll released today can't do much for the governor's ego. (Note that this was taken Monday, three days after Sarah Palin stepped down a
National Survey of 750 Likely GOP Voters
Conducted July 6, 2009
By Rasmussen Reports
1 - I know its a long way off, but suppose the 2012 Republican Presidential Primary were held in your state today. If you had a choice between Mitt Romney, Sarah Palin, Mike Huckabee, Newt Gingrich, Haley Barbour and Tim Pawlenty, for whom would you vote?
6% Some other candidate
6% Not sure
2 - Okay regardless of who you would vote for, which candidate would you least like to see win the Republican nomination in 2012 . Mitt Romney, Sarah Palin, Mike Huckabee, Newt Gingrich, Haley Barbour or Tim Pawlenty?
11% Not sure