Ambers detects a heartbeat:
It's ungrounded to assume that health care will be the Big Issue among Republican primary voters two years from now. If it's not the biggest issue, or the second biggest issue, then it's not really Romney's problem. It's true that the war in Iraq influenced the way the Democratic primary began, but any number of factors having nothing to do with the war influenced how it ended.
I'm sorry but he says he's running against an all-powerful central government, but he backed the indefinite, open-ended, unlimited, "Double Gitmo!" executive powers seized by Bush and Cheney? He set up a mini-version of Obamacare and now wants to lead a party that wants to repeal Obamacare? Worse for him, Obama is now shrewdly embracing Romney on NBC this morning:
“When you actually look at the bill itself, it incorporates all sorts of Republican ideas. I mean a lot of commentators have said this is sort of similar to the bill that Mitt Romney, the Republican Governor and now presidential candidate, passed in Massachusetts. A lot of the ideas in terms of the exchange, just being able to pool and improve the purchasing power of individuals in the insurance market, that originated from the Heritage Foundation ..."
And how do you get past the problem that no one likes him and no one rightly trusts him? And that he's a Mormon running for the nomination of a Southern evangelical organization?
Palin is the one to beat. She's the real identity of the current GOP - and as fake as the rest of them (though nowhere near as fake as Romney, but, then, who is?).
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