Peaked? Polling Shows Bachmann Support Withering After Perry’s Debut | Talking Points Memo

There have been several chapters in the still-extremely-early 2012 presidential race. There was the time that Newt Gingrich’s smarts and policy chops was going to shake up the contest. That ended. There was the time Herman Cain’s business acumen and tea party ties were going to be a real factor in the race. That didn’t work out. Then, of course, there was Donald Trump. Remember him?

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