The Corner

Gaining

The sense from the Shadegg people lately is that they are gaining. It’s very hard to know what that means, though, since they aren’t playing the names-and-numbers game the way the other campaigns are–partly, no doubt, because they don’t have as many names and numbers, partly because people are afraid of sticking their necks out by openly declaring for Shadegg.

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

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