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2012 Watch: SRLC Straw Poll Edition.

The real winner wasn't Romney.

12:11 PM, Apr 12, 2010 • By MATTHEW CONTINETTI
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I subscribe to the Gregg Easterbrook school of prognostication: All predictions wrong or your money back! Still, I couldn't help thinking, when I saw the list of the top four vote-getters in the SRLC straw poll, that none of them will be the Republican nominee for president in 2012. (In case you're too busy to click on the link, the top four were Romney, Paul, Palin, and Gingrich.)

So who will it be? I don't have a clue. But I would urge you to keep an eye on this guy:

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