Florida already flexing 2012 election-year muscle
Steve Bousquet column:
Test your working knowledge of the 2012 presidential race with three simple questions.
In which state's straw poll did long-shot Republican Herman Cain recently win with 37 percent, vaulting him to national prominence?
In which state did Texas Gov. Rick Perry stumble and lose momentum with embarrassing flubs in a nationally televised debate?
And which state set off a furor by setting aside the agreed-upon calendar rules, deciding to hold its presidential primary in January?
The answers, of course, are Florida, Florida and Florida. (read more here)