Victor Davis Hanson proposes a ticket. A couple of thoughts: McCain despises Romney; the country finds Romney almost as distasteful. Campaigns do help you figure out whether a candidate has that hard-to-define factor of popular appeal. K-Lo doesn't understand this, because she's in a cocoon. But Romney doesn't work. No one's buying it.

The Republican party today reminds me of the British Labour party in the early 1980s - rewarding its most unhinged activists, punishing its most appealing leaders, and circling the electoral drain, without even fully realizing it. If you want an image and a sound to illustrate this - listen to the boos for McCain at CPAC: