We're still weeks away from the inauguration, but here are the results of Public Policy Polling's very first 2016 presidential poll. Republicans first:
PPP's newest national poll finds Marco Rubio as the early choice of Republicans for 2016. 18% would like him to be their nominee to 14% for Chris Christie, 12% for Jeb Bush and Paul Ryan, 11% for Mike Huckabee, 8% for Condoleezza Rice, 7% each for Sarah Palin and Rand Paul, and 4% for Rick Santorum.
And then the Democrats:
On the Democratic side it continues to be no contest. Hillary Clinton leads the way at 61% to 12% for Joe Biden, 5% for Andrew Cuomo, 4% for Elizabeth Warren, 2% for Martin O'Malley, and 1% each for Deval Patrick, Brian Schweitzer, and Mark Warner.
Should I be buying plane tickets to Iowa already? I thought I was going to get a little bit of a vacation between presidential races, but the media's eagerness for the next presidential campaign seems to be winning out over common sense.