K-Lo is almost resigned:
What if Fred had endorsed? What if Jeb had? Ah well.
Amazingly, it's now quite possible that the Republican Party will pick a candidate before the Democrats will. I sure didn't see that coming.
Will conservatives get on board? Daniel Casse says they will - if it's Clinton. Not so much if it's Obama:
If Barack Obama is the Democratic nominee, they will argue, persuasively, that Romney may have been a better GOP nominee. Against Obama, McCain is the old man versus the young man, the old way versus the new. Romney, at least, can make a much stronger argument against Obama's soft-headed economics.
But if Hillary Clinton is the Democratic nominee, then we really do have one of the great national contests on our hand and the McCain haters will have no choice but to get on board.
Translation: only a run against the Clintons can rally the GOP now. Still, this was cruel:
I still believe in Mitt's dream. But man, that was one really dejected group of people standing behind him. They couldn't even manage to seem excited as Mitt talked aimlessly about all the conservative claptrap he doesn't really believe in.
Still, Michael Graham is bitter:
You think he supported amnesty six months ago? You think he was squishy on tax cuts and judicial nominees before? Wait until he has the power to anger every conservative in America, and feel good about it.
Every day, he dreams of a world filled with happy Democrats and insulted Republicans. And he is, thanks to Florida, the presidential nominee of the Republican party.
And on that note, I'm off to climb into a bottle of Bushmill's. It's going to be a LONG nine months.
But there's always Hewitt:
The conservatives aren't going to throw in the towel which means Romney has the chance to go from underdog to the last man standing opposite McCain next week.
Something has gone seriously wrong with the right when John McCain is not regarded as a conservative.
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