Just three short days ago the Mitt Romney campaign appeared to be collapsing in South Carolina with just a 2% lead over Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich but a new Reuters/Ipsos poll reveals that the millionaires lead has increased exponentially over the last several days.
According to the poll Romney is back on top with 37% of the vote, a 21-point lead over his nearest rivals Ron Paul and Rick Santorum. The new poll also shows Gingrich far behind in fourth with just 12% of the vote.
When specifically asked if Mitt Romney is "electable" against Barack Obama 46% of Republicans answered yes while 40% of Democrats also answered in the affirmative.
According to an Ipsos poller:
"In primary races things can change quickly, but it does look like Romney is in position to win South Carolina."
According to a Romney supporter:
"I think those attacks are misguided. The process of any economy has long been one of creative destruction."
Here's one example of a Newt Gingrich attack ad against Mitt Romney:
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Do you think that attacks from Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul are helping Romney gain support in South Carolina?