The Corner

Seriously…

…you Romney-Thompson guys have got to calm down a little. One of them will either win the nomination or not. And might pick the other as running mate or not. Or Rudy might win. Or McCain might win. Or something. As I said months ago, I’m glad Thompson’s getting in because the best thing for combating Hillary and Company is for the GOP to be the party of strong and interesting personalities with lots to say about lots of stuff. The winner of the battle will be elevated by the battle. 

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