From the Hill:

Obama leads Palin, the 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate, by a 16-point margin, the Bloomberg News National Poll found. Fifty-one percent of likely voters said they would vote to reelect Obama in a hypothetical match-up against Palin, who drew the support of 35 percent of likely voters.

Doug Mataconis suspects that the GOP might commit electoral suicide:

So at this point it’s fairly clear that if the GOP nominates Palin in 2012, it will be doing so with the full knowledge that doing so virtually guarantees Barack Obama’s re-election. Could they possibly be that stupid? Yea, I think they could.

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