In the Florida Primary, Will Nine-Iron or Bass-Boat Republicans Prevail?

How would you describe the match-up between Republican presidential candidates Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney?

Heart vs. head? Underdog vs. perennial front-runner? Outsider vs. establishment?

One GOP voter in Florida called it a battle between bass-boat and nine-iron Republicans.

As Floridians prepare to head to the polls on Tuesday, National Journal's Major Garrett and The Atlantic's Molly Ball discuss how Gingrich has positioned himself as an unlikely champion for the bass-boat set. Watch:

Presented by

Molly Ball and Major Garrett

Molly Ball  is a staff writer covering national politics at The Atlantic. Major Garrett is a congressional correspondent for National Journal.

The Best 71-Second Animation You'll Watch Today

A rock monster tries to save a village from destruction.

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

The Best 71-Second Animation You'll Watch Today

A rock monster tries to save a village from destruction.

Video

The Case for Napping at Work

Most Americans don't get enough sleep. More and more employers are trying to help address that.

Video

A Four-Dimensional Tour of Boston

In this groundbreaking video, time moves at multiple speeds within a single frame.

Video

Who Made Pop Music So Repetitive? You Did.

If pop music is too homogenous, that's because listeners want it that way.

Video

Stunning GoPro Footage of a Wildfire

In the field with America’s elite Native American firefighting crew

More in Politics

Just In