I came across the following article chronicling a poll conducted on the mid-term elections.
Right Wing News polled more than 250 right-of-center bloggers on election 2010 and the aftermath. 70 bloggers responded (This one time, the respondents ARE NOT going to be listed. Expect them to be listed as per usual, on the next poll).
1) Out of the following people and groups, which do you think was the most valuable player in the election cycle?
Jim DeMint: 10.6% (7 votes)
The NRCC: 16.7% (11 votes)
The NRSC: 0.0% (0 votes)
Sarah Palin: 62.1% (41 votes)
The RGA: 9.1% (6 votes)
The RNC: 1.5% (1 vote)
2) Out of the following people and groups, which do you think did the most disappointing job during the election cycle?
Jim DeMint: 0.0% (0 votes)
The NRCC: 4.5% (3 votes)
The NRSC: 55.2% (37 votes)
Sarah Palin: 6% (4 votes)
The RNC: 34.3% (23 votes)
The RGA: 0.0% (0 votes)
3) How would you rate the impact of the Tea Party during the election cycle?
A) Extremely helpful: 53.7% (36 votes)
B) Generally positive: 46.3% (31 votes)
C) Not sure: 0.0% (0 votes)
D) Generally negative: 0.0% (0 votes)
E) Extremely Harmful: 0.0% (0 votes)
4) Do you think the Tea Party and/or Sarah Palin and/or Jim DeMint cost the GOP the Senate?
Yes: 5.9% (4 votes)
No: 94.1% (64 votes)
Follow this link for more results.
Many of my fellow Right Speakers may want to contact Right Wing News to lobby to get Mitt included in their next poll.