Romney Hits Huck On Immigration In New Ad

More

What does this mean?

It means that the Romney campaign has decided that the press won't cover Huckabee fairly -- in Iowa.

It means that the campaign is willing to risk a backlash in order to hit Huckabee where he is most vulnerable.

It means their internal polls confirm what the public polls are saying.

It means that Romney is now wedded to an engagement model -- that is, he now has to attack Huckabee daily.

The decision to run this ad is not universally popular within Romney's campaign, judging from some early e-mail traffic.

Jump to comments
Presented by

Marc Ambinder is an Atlantic contributing editor. He is also a senior contributor at Defense One, a contributing editor at GQ, and a regular contributor at The Week.

Get Today's Top Stories in Your Inbox (preview)

This Short Film Skewers Hollywood, Probably Predicts Disney's Next Hit

A studio executive concocts an animated blockbuster. Who cares about the story?


Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register. blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.

Video

What Is a Sandwich?

We're overthinking sandwiches, so you don't have to.

Video

How Will Climate Change Affect Cities?

Urban planners and environmentalists predict the future of city life.

Video

The Inner Life of a Drag Queen

A short documentary about cross-dressing, masculinity, identity, and performance

Video

Let's Talk About Not Smoking

Why does smoking maintain its allure? James Hamblin seeks the wisdom of a cool person.

Writers

Up
Down

More in Politics

Just In