I’ve been critical of the idea, but it’s worth noting that this was the only region where Ron Paul fairly consistently registered non-embarrassing to decent showings. His best finish was second place in the Montana caucuses with 25 percent of the vote. He ended up running third, behind Mike Huckabee but ahead of John McCain, in Alaska, the only state where Paul ever led in a statewide poll.
UPATE: John Thacker’s comment below is worth a read. Both Romney and Paul have increasingly turned to caucuses to win the delegates that often elude them in wider primaries.
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?