Foot-in-mouth disease appears to be as least as important than the economy. Thanks to the former, as well as Mitt Romney's completely inept handling of independent voters, it will be extremely difficult if not impossible for Romney to win the presidential election in November.
Romney Casts Off 47% of Voters
Every other week or so, Romney seems to make a major gaff of some sort. His recent flip-flops on Obamacare are a case-in-point.
LE MARS, Iowa (AP) — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz went pheasant-hunting in western Iowa on Saturday, fueling the speculation that hat he could be considering running for president in 2016. The tea party Texan went hunting with Republican U.S. Rep. Steve King before the two headed to the Le Mars Convention Center, where Cruz spoke to a sold-out fundraising luncheon for the Iowa congressman, the Des Moines Register reported (http://dmreg.co/1dxtvC1 ).
Whether or not the news media pays any attention to Ron Paul, voters do and the polls show it. Ron Paul is now essentially tied with New Gingrich in the latest Iowa poll.
Please consider Gingrich ahead in US poll, but slipping in Iowa
Republican White House hopeful Newt Gingrich has surged ahead of rival Mitt Romney nationwide, but his lead in Iowa has faded ahead of the January 3 caucuses, two new polls showed.
WASHINGTON — Joe Biden is thanking Democratic supporters in the afterglow of President Barack Obama’s second inauguration, dropping plenty of hints that he may try to cement Obama’s legacy with his own presidential campaign in 2016.