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Santorum VS Gingrich

Contrary to popular belief, I am beginning to think the race could come down to these two. Romney is one more gaffe (poor, severely etc) or disappointing finish from being done. I continue to wonder where his votes are coming from in the first place. He seems to garner very little enthusiastic support beyond the electability argument and that is starting to fade fast.

So if it it does become Newt V Santorum, I believe this is how Newt gets his mojo back. Newt clearly had the stronger speech at cpac yesterday and seemed to have more support from the crowd. Santorum, will have a hard time standing up to Newt in stature, experience and electability.

I would really like to see Newt make some public statements about electability and speak directly to his critics and to women. I think he can make himself much more popular with the religious base and with married women by having a frank discussions about his mistakes, his rebirth, and his new vision as a father and grandfather.

Rick S can easily be isolated as a little to extreme for a general election and is showing that daily with comments on contraception, women in combat etc.

Newt needs to stay positive, but should be more acknowledging of his negatives and address them head on rather than hope people just ignore them. His redemption story could be very compelling to many.

Let’s dispatch with Romney quickly and get the real 2 man race we need, Santorum V Gingrich. Though, I clearly have a preference for Newt, both men would be strong candidates to make a conservative case in the general.

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