There’s no reason to have a Democratic primary. Haven’t you heard? It’s over. Locked up. Hillary Clinton will be the next Democratic candidate for president if she wants it, of course, which is totally up to her. But then again, maybe not. You see, she is so amazing that she could probably could get away with not running at all. Why? Because she’s that amazing.
Rick Santorum has painted himself as a candidate disadvantaged by the news media, but the reality couldn’t be further from the truth. The only reason Rick Santorum has a fighting chance is because of the news media. Outspent by Mitt Romney, Santorum has lost the money battle but stayed competitive by winning the media battle. The media has been the great equalizer and, in Rick Santorum’s case, his savior.
Jon Huntsman—former Utah governor and President Obama’s ambassador to China—kicked off his presidential campaign with a pledge to remain civil. Unfortunately, I don’t think that the other candidates will let that happen.