Schieffer: W.H. praying Trump, Palin get GOP nom

The Republicans may have to tackle a different kind of deficit problem heading into the 2012 campaign season, with the field of prospective candidates generating a notable lack of excitement among potential voters, according to a new CBS News/New York Times poll.

The poll shows 56 percent of Americans are unmoved by the current crop of hopefuls.

Poll: GOP's 2012 contenders unknown, unloved

"Face the Nation" moderator Bob Schieffer comments on the lack of GOP excitement, the continuing influence of the Tea Party and why, at this stage of the election cycle, the White House is praying that Donald Trump or Sarah Palin wins the Republican nomination.