“I think everyone should scare a progressive today and give Sarah a vote,” - a participant in last weekend's Dorchester Conference in Seaside, Oregon. Mitch Daniels, mercifully, won the straw poll. Romney and Palin were second and third.

If Huckabee decides not to run, I wonder if the contest comes down to Romney vs Palin. Two transparent phonies, but the latter with a good deal more panache to distract from the lies.

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