There are only two candidates with a chance to win the nomination: Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich. The rest are sincere, nice people who “can’t light the candle.” Kevin Dowd, known Republican.
Ouch. As of this moment, Intrade says Newt Gingrich is as likely to get the Republican nomination as Ron Paul. Josh Marshall, Talking Points Memo.
“I only exist because the country is in trouble,” Newt Gingrich.
“What’s legal is bigger in my view than what’s illegal.” Disgraced super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff.
“Remember William Jennings Bryan, or Teddy Roosevelt and his Bull Moose insurgency; recall George Wallace, John Anderson and Ross Perot. Like bees, third parties die after they sting.” Josef Joffe review of That Used to be Us in the American Interest.
“You don’t know me, son. So let me explain this to you once: if I ever kill you, you will be awake. You’ll be facing me. And you’ll be armed.” Captain Mal on Firefly. Thus saving free speech on Wisconsin campus.