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

By Molly Ball and Major Garrett

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:

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