I wish we had Sarah but I know I don't want Romney. No trust there at all. And remember, as far as electability goes, so far Romney's gotten a pass, though Rahmbo (ha) went after him last night.
Perry had a good debate last round on foreign policy, of all issues, but can the top job-creating governor make a comeback?
Cain I defend on these spurious, anonymous, dated, single source Chicago Way-based National Restaurant Association complaints but he's been too flippant on foreign policy and, sadly, not serious enough it seems to me.
So is Newt, a product of the vibrant Atlanta corridor, the minority leader in Congress who brought the GOP our first majority in years in '94, the answer?
I don't know, the Freddie Mac take bothers me, clearly it's lobbying by any other name, but also illustrates that government is too big. Fannie/Freddie need to die, as quasi government institutions they are an abuse in itself, but many companies, and individuals with special interests pay lobbyists to give them a collective voice and protect themselves from Big Gov. Too often they become vested interests and are part of the problem.
Is Newt now more disciplined, has he learned from his mistakes, will he be Uncle Newt, senior statesman?