The Corner

Re: Why Not Newt?

Rich, you’re right that the conventional wisdom holds that the primary race becomes Romney vs. an alternative. But I’m not sure why we should think that’s going to happen. Why can’t more than one non-Romney candidate hang on, each claiming to be a better vehicle for anti-Romneyites than the other?

Ramesh Ponnuru — Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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