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“I might have been leaning toward Mitt before this, but I definitely wasn’t committed,” Jennifer Hovis said, as she jotted her personal information down on one such card, providing the Romney campaign the tools, should it be necessary, to wrangle her on caucus day. “Seeing him in person just solidified everything for me, though. I’ve heard the complaints and the other candidates are nice and all, but Mitt just has a wonderful spirit. I trust him.”
A few paces over a middle-aged man asked, “Is there enough to go around or should I grab a sign now?”
“We’ve got thousands of them so…” the staffer answered, trailing off as the man nodded and plunged into the fray of autograph seekers and well-wishers.
This scene represented the absolute best case scenario for Romney. The question then becomes how many undecided voters’ hearts did the former Massachusetts governor turn his way standing before those bright red poinsettias that night? And in front of how many other wavering voters can he perform this well over the next two weeks?
Time is of the essence, in other words. And what Romney probably wants most for Christmas — cue Mike Huckabee innocently wondering aloud whether Mormons celebrate Christ’s birth — is a few more holiday parties.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?