Polls are closing and numbers are starting to come in, in Michigan and we are officially off to the races. There is a lot at stake and with rumors of low voter turn out and democrats voting against Mitt Romney, this could be anyone’s game.
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The first wife, and often the second, do not grasp his brilliance or grandeur. The starter wives try to confine him in their small world. But his drive to fulfill his gargantuan potential is too powerful. He rebelliously breaks conventions. Then he finds the muse who sees him as he sees himself. He is a man of history and belongs to something larger. She agrees that his rejections have been the fault of the audience. They cannot stare into a light so bright. She directs and channels him, saying, ‘This is what you have to do to achieve your destiny.’ Now he is unleashed. The best and worst of him have been fed and watered.Republican Alex Castellanos, as quoted by Maureen Dowd, discussing Callista Gingrich. If this quote doesn’t sum up what’s wrong with the Republican party (and Newt, himself) I don’t know what does. Read the rest at the NYT. (via joshsternberg)
I remember someone who stepped into a situation with incredible complexity and had a real knack for solving intractable problems,’’ Malt said. “That is when I first said to myself, ‘This guy would make a great president of the United States.’ ’’R. Bradford Malt, in this Boston Globe profile. Malt is the guy who’s keeping an eye on Mitt Romney’s vast fortune. (via joshsternberg)