It may be getting time for the White House to polish up on that well-worn political line that public opinion polls don’t matter.
President Barack Obama got hit with a one-two polling punch today.
It’s never too early to talk about the presidential election that’s coming in 2012, they were talking about it during the last one even before the ballots were cast.
Rasmussen Reports in a national survey asked 1,000 likely voters who they would pick for president if the election was held now: Democrat Obama or Republican Mitt Romney.
The answer: EVEN at 45 percent each.
But wait, it gets a bit more complicated.
In choosing between Obama and Republican Sarah Palin the poll came in at 42 percent for Palin compared with 48 percent for Obama.
It seems that her resignation as governer and the anonymous badmouthing about her time on the campaign trail as a vice presidential candidate has rolled off like water off a duck.