The right’s core dilemma, as summarized by Erick Erickson

I can’t say it any more succinctly:

The fix is in for Romney, which just means when he is crushed by Barack Obama a lot of Republicans will have a lot of explaining to do. Newt may not be able to win. But Romney sure as hell can’t beat Obama either if Newt can’t win. The problem remains — Gingrich supporters intrinsically know this to be so and are happy to die fighting. Romney’s supporters are still deluding themselves.

Read the whole post at RedState.

Meanwhile, behold the Stop Newt movement

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One Response to The right’s core dilemma, as summarized by Erick Erickson

  1. Andrew says:

    While I am gleeful about the Republican base debating losing by a blowout or losing with dignity this comment on RedState:

    “Of all tyrannies a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victim may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated, but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.” – C. S. Lewis

    I found extraordinarily disturbing on so many levels.

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