Opinion: Tepid Win For Romney

In Michigan, Mitt Romney's "just win, baby" campaign has surged ahead again. But his shortcomings as a candidate, ugly primaries and lack of a resonant "cause" make him far from inevitable, says Bob Moser.

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    “Spending by domestic customers remained tepid, especially in key ... a Pyramid gift card for $25 or more they're eligible to win a 50-inch flat
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    ... on the candidate’s incredibly tepid and ... Times noted in reporting the above opinion data ... that he is not seriously trying to win the ...
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    ... no prospect of securing an outright win for the ... need to worry about public opinion, Putin’s ... its considerable failings and only ...
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  • Editorial: Marco Rubio and Latino Support
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