I thought Mitt Romney’s victory speech was a good one, in that he took the fight to Barack Obama, but did not, as I had hoped, show any magnanimity toward his Republican opponents. Instead, he all but ignored them. Perhaps, he was thinking of how his speech would play with independent voters rather than how it would help unite the party.
He still has that task ahead of him — if he is to achieve the goal of a united GOP convention.
UPDATE: Did Newt even congratulate Mitt Romney in his speech? Had he debated in South Carolina as he’s conceding in Florida, he would have lost the Palmetto State.
If Newt hadn’t lost the contest for the nomination with tonight’s returns, he’s losing it with his response to them. He looks defeated without acknowledging his defeat.