Politics Bad news for Romney: More interest in GOP platform than in speech, poll says

A Pew poll finds 52 percent of Americans are interested in the GOP platform, while 44 percent are interested in Romney's acceptance speech. This bodes ill for his ability to shake up the close race.

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More Americans are interested in the Republican Party’s platform than in the address that soon-to-be Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will deliver on Thursday, according to a poll released Monday by the Pew Research Center.