Halperin's Big Questions

Inexplicable: Rick Santorum, campaigning in New Hampshire and now in South Carolina, has not reprised his well-received Iowa caucus-night speech, which presented a moving story of his roots as the grandson of a coal miner ... Even more inexplicable: Mitt Romney has not reprised his well-received New Hampshire primary-night speech, which presented a powerful and emotional contrast with President Obama ... When Rick Perry, in a South Carolina press availability, twice referred to Santorum as "a good Catholic," was he offering genuine praise--or trying to highlight his rival's Roman Catholicism for the state's largely Protestant Evangelical Republican base? ... If Newt...

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