The Washington Examiner editors concluded their piece on the healthy, raucous, old-fashioned Republican candidates’ debate held last night in Ames, Iowa “with a caution“:
It’s a long road to the White House in 2012, however, and regardless who becomes the GOP nominee, that candidate will face a formidable opponent willing to do most anything to win. Emphasis on “anything.”
If we’ve learned anything over the past two-and-one-half years, Barack Obama’s rhetoric about beings some new kind of politician able to bridge the partisan gap is just that rhetoric. His record is that of a Chicago politician.