General Debate 03/03/11

WASHINGTON, DC- 03/01/11 — Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin won the Townhall.com Republican Straw Poll for February reflecting the opinion of hundreds of thousands of conservative voters on Townhall.com and HotAir.com. Second place belonged to Ron Paul with 15 percent and third place went to Mitt Romney with 11 percent.

Townhall/HotAir, the leading conservative online network owned by Salem Communications (NASDAQ: SALM), released the February results of the Townhall Republican Straw Poll Monday. With hundreds of thousands of Townhall.com and HotAir.com readers registering their votes, the results foreshadow the battle for the Republican nomination over the next several months.

Despite no official candidates running yet, conservative voters are obviously beginning to develop favorites already in the field of possible choices.

The full results of the Townhall/ HotAir straw poll results are as follows:

18% Sarah Palin
15% Ron Paul
11% Mitt Romney
10% Newt Gringrich
8% Mike Huckabee
7% Chris Christie
6% Herman Cain

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  1. More from the “Religion of Peace”:

    Gunmen kill Shahbaz Bhatti, Pakistan’s only Christian lawmaker
    March 2, 2011 08:02

    Gunmen killed Pakistan’s only Christian cabinet member, Shahbaz Bhatti, on Wednesday outside his house in Islamabad, the second assassination this year of a top Pakistani official who had opposed the country’s controversial blasphemy law.

    Bhatti was an outspoken opponent of Pakistan’s blasphemy law, which makes it a crime punishable by death to utter any derogatory remarks about, or insult in any way, the prophet Muhammad, the Koran or Islam.

    As many as four men ambushed Bhatti as he left home without a security escort. Eyewitness and police said the gunmen dragged Bhatti out of his car and shot him several times before escaping in a white Suzuki vehicle, the Wall Street Journal reported. Bhatti was shot eight times and died on the spot. […]

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