It’s On

Newt tells CNN that he wouldn’t vote for Ron Paul if he’s the nominee and hits his ads against him: “You look at Ron Paul’s record of systemic avoidance of reality, his ads are about as accurate as his newsletter.” A Paul spokesman responds: “Frustration from his floundering campaign has Newt Gingrich showing who he really is: a divisive, big-government liberal. Newt has a long record of standing against conservatives dating back to his support for liberal Nelson Rockefeller over Barry Goldwater, so this sort of childish outburst is nothing new.” You wonder if the Romney vs. Gingrich vs. Paul fight will create space for someone else to “come up the middle.”

Rich Lowry — Rich Lowry is the editor of National Review. He can be reached via email: comments.lowry@nationalreview.com. 

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