Thank you, Fox News, for my favorite poll result of the day. It's right under the result that shows Newt Gingrich in a dead heat for the national polling lead, with 23 percent to Mitt Romney's 22 percent.
The guy who really suffers from this question: Herman Cain. He polls at 15 percent, and less than half that many Republicans trust him -- sorry, the trusted advisers he promises to outsource every decision to -- with nukes.
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