Gingrich Beats Obama in Head to Head Matchup

So far, the most notable criticism of Newt Gingrich has been that he is unelectable due to his heavy "baggage." However, Rasmussen reports:

The Newt Gingrich surge has moved him to the top of the polls in Iowa, big gains in New Hampshire and now a two-point edge over President Obama in a hypothetical general election match-up.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Likely Voters finds Gingrich attracting 45% of the vote while President Obama earns support from 43%. Six percent (6%) prefer some other candidate, and six percent (6%) are undecided.