South Carolina is a critical early primary state that sets the tone for the way the South is likely going to go. No Republican has ever won the White House without first winning the South Carolina primary.
This is bad news for Mitt Romney's diminishing presidential aspirations. Embarrassingly, Romney didn't perform well enough in the poll to even get a mention by the writer - being lumped in merely as "the rest of the GOP field scored in single digits and Sarah Palin secured less than 5%."
Onward and upward,
in reference to: Mike Huckabee Wins South Carolina Straw Poll - Washington DC RNC | Examiner.com (view on Google Sidewiki)