"No, but he will be a fun addition to the mix and more knowledgeable than most on issues."
"Don't see how he can put the money and organization together to be competitive."
Q: Could Sen. Lindsey Graham be a serious contender for the presidency in 2016?
REPUBLICANS (87 VOTES)
Yes: 17%No: 83%
"Could be the national security candidate at a time when terrorism is the No. 1 issue. Also likely to be the best debater in the field."
"With an appealing defense/foreign policy message and support in New Hampshire and South Carolina, he could still be standing in March."
"Not an obvious contender for either the establishment or outsider slots, but has money, humor, and a good home state working for him."
"But he does carry an important message about national security that needs to be heard."
"The McCain/Graham act flopped in 2008."
"He can't win South Carolina and will not be able to raise the funds to compete, but he could be a real power broker in South Carolina, and that is a power play in and of itself."
"Would never make it out of Iowa/New Hampshire. Probably wouldn't finish first in South Carolina primary. Game, set, match. Over."
"To what question is Lindsey Graham the answer that has a single thing to do with who should be the next president?"
"Campaigning for a Cabinet post."
"He'll have a strong presence in the debates but has no natural constituency."
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