Another bad sign for the GOP in 2012:
GOP Govs' Popularity Plummets - Yahoo! News
The cycle of over-reach and backlash is in over-drive these days—with significant implications for the 2012 presidential election. In pivotal swing-states where voters narrowly elected Republican governors in 2010—like Florida and Ohio (with 47 electoral votes between them)—evidence of buyer's remorse is piling up fast...
"It's taken Gov. Scott less than 100 days to begin a free fall in popularity."
Fifty-five percent of Florida voters disapprove of Scott's job in office, while only 32 percent approve, according to a mid-April PPP poll. The Suffolk University poll found that 41 percent of respondents said the new gov's first months in office had been "negative and damaging"
There is no roadmap to the whitehouse for the GOP if they don't carry Florida. This could present major problems to what is already starting to look like a serious uphill battle.