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Tuesday, December 18, 2007

One Sentence on Each GOP Candidate

Iowa Caucus Analysis, Tuesday, December 18th
Quick post today. Here is one sentence on each Republican candidate that should get you up to speed if your temporary residence this month has been next door to a megadrile.

Rudy Giuliani - He's giving up on all of the early states to concentrate on Florida, which would set up Super Tuesday, reminding us of an adage regarding eggs and a solitary basket.

Mike Huckabee - Contrarily to Giuliani, Huckabee is putting nearly all his efforts into the early primaries, counting on the momentum to roll over into Florida and Super Tuesday, reminding us of an old adage about a hare.

Duncan Hunter - Hunter reminds us of a tortoise, the reason for which has nothing to do with an old adage.

John McCain - McCain has temporarily taken the headline wars from Huckabee, earning numerous newspaper significant endorsements as well as one from party-crossing Joe Lieberman, which should excite independents who can vote in the Republican primary.

Ron Paul - He picks up about a point every month, which means if this election is held in 2047... he has a shot.

Mitt Romney - Romney's starting to throw some jabs at Huckabee, but if Romney doesn't make up ground by the end of the week, expect to see some right hooks starting on December 26th, Boxer Day. (Even I was taken aback at my cleverness there.)

Tom Tancredo - Speaking of Romney, if he doesn't win Iowa, he can still win New Hampshire, which keeps him alive to fight until Super Tuesday.

Fred Thompson - Wouldn't making Die Hard 5 be more fun?

I'm in the process of nailing down the top VP options for the contenders (both parties) for tomorrow's blog. See you then.


Anonymous said...

I don't think you should underestimate Ron Paul. He may surprise everyone. Please make sure you give fair coverage of his campaign as well.

His fundraising has been phenomenal and he has incredible support despite what the rigged polls are saying.

IC said...

You're infuated. Get back to me after Iowa and beyond. We'll see.

Anonymous said...

Paul is third in Iowa.

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