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MACON, GA - MAY 13: Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is the keynote speaker during the Georgia Republican Party Victory Dinner on May 13, 2011 in Macon, Georgia. Gingrich announced Wednesday his candidacy to run for the Republican Presidental nomination in 2012. (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

GOP Presidential Hopes Having a Tough May

May is just over half over, but it’s already been a bruising month for GOP Presidential aspirations. Two major names have dropped out, one major name has opted in and has already needed to issue an apology to a fellow Republican and a fourth might get a boost from a musical from the creators of South Park. Overall, May has not been a banner month so far.

05/18/2011

US tycoon Donald Trump addresses a press conference to annouce a real estate project by Donald Trump in Georgia, at the Trump Tower in New York, March 10, 2011. Georgia's President Mikheil Saakashvili and Trump annouced the development of two luxury properties by Donald Trump and the Silk Road Group in the Black Sea resort of Batumi and another tower in Tbilisi, Georgia's capital.AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

The Death of a Movement?

Not only did Donald Trump hijack the “birther” movement, but at least for a brief period, he hijacked Republican political momentum. The difficult news for the GOP is that as President Obama burst Trump’s bubble, he also exposed how shallow the Republican platform is right now.

04/29/2011

US tycoon Donald Trump addresses a press conference to annouce a real estate project by Donald Trump in Georgia, at the Trump Tower in New York, March 10, 2011. Georgia's President Mikheil Saakashvili and Trump annouced the development of two luxury properties by Donald Trump and the Silk Road Group in the Black Sea resort of Batumi and another tower in Tbilisi, Georgia's capital.AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Polling Not A Good Sign For The GOP

But the circus act known as Donald Trump and his supposed interest in running for President, and more importantly, the support he received in a CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll, is a sign that the GOP has much bigger problems if they wish to make Barack Obama a one term president.

04/18/2011