Magazine December 19, 2011, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

• The case for Newt is that he’s nothing like that guy who used to be governor of Massachusetts. The case for Romney is very similar.

• After having been written off last summer when most of his aides quit, Newt Gingrich is rising in the polls and has won the Manchester Union Leader’s endorsement. If he goes on to win the nomination, the parallel to John McCain’s 2008 campaign will be uncanny. The Union Leader argued that Republicans should look not just for a candidate who can beat Obama but for one who has innovative ideas. Primary voters may place more weight

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