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Jay Cost of the Weekly Standard thinks that Mitt Romney’s frontrunner status is a matter of “dumb luck.” The reason Romney stumbled into the lead in the GOP nomination race is that there very few other possibilities, given the types of people who, historically, have won the nomination — i.e., senators, governors, and high-ranking administration officials. In fact, Cost narrows the pool of Republicans who fit the traditional criteria of nominees to just a handful, most of whom declined to run:
In other words, Cost is arguing, Romney looks like he will win the GOP nomination simply because no one else was around to take it (other than Perry, who’s been unable to mount an effective campaign against Romney so far).
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?