Tag Archives: Santorum

Is Romney Inevitable?

A wrote a long response to one of the comments of my last post, and since I did so many back-of-the-envelope calculations and so much research for it, I thought I should repost and expand upon my response here. The … Continue reading

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The Fat Lady Has Not Sung: Latest Official RNC Delegate Count Shows Romney Only Halfway There

The latest official delegate count from the Republican National Committee gives Mitt Romney 573 delegates and Rick Santorum 202 delegates, out of the 1,034 delegates which have been at stake. A candidate needs 1,144 delegates to win the nomination in … Continue reading

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Why Conservatives Should Support Santorum

This is the headline on the Drudge Report today: Yes, things look grim for Rick Santorum’s campaign. There is little or no hope that he could win the nomination on the first ballot. Of course, there are still 21 primaries … Continue reading

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Romney Wins the Illinois Primary

The final tally was Mitt Romney 46.7%, Rick Santorum 35%, Ron Paul 9.3%, and Newt Gingrich 8%. Of course, this is Romney territory, so the real news is that Romney still could not break 50%. Since this is also Obama … Continue reading

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Santorum Leads Obama In FL, NC, OH, VA; Romney Trails

Thus far, Romney is doing well in places where Obama will do even better in, but falling behind in many places which should be a lock for the GOP or where the GOP should be competitive. Back of the envelope … Continue reading

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Why Evangelicals Are Not Warming Up To Romney

Mitt Romney has had deep trouble getting his engine going in the Bible Belt and the South. Exit polls from the primaries indicate that the key reason he has been doing poorly is a lack of support from evangelicals and … Continue reading

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How Well Would Santorum Do Without Gingrich?

There have been, and will be, increasing calls for Newt Gingrich to drop out of the race, with the assumption that he cannot win the nomination, and that he has been siphoning votes and delegates from Rick Santorum and keeping … Continue reading

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