Heartburn for Hewitt: the candidacy of principle is gaining while the candidacy of whatever-the-Christianists-want is fading. Nationally, Ron Paul has doubled support to 4 percent of Republicans (tied with Huckabee), while Romney has drifted down to 7 percent. Now think of the money differential and how much cash Romney has poured into this campaign this early, while Paul has relied on far skimpier funding. Bonus Hewitt squirm: McCain has now reversed places with Romney and is at 18 percent - up from 11 percent only a few weeks ago.

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