January 27, 2012
NEVER CONFUSE BUYERS' REMORSE WITH PERSONAL POPULARITY:
Romney and Santorum Shine in Final Florida Debate (JOHN MCCORMACK, 1/27/12, Weekly Standard)
Posted by orrinj at January 27, 2012 6:34 AMBetween Sunday and Wednesday, Newt Gingrich went from leading Mitt Romney by 8 points to trailing Mitt Romney by 8 points in the Florida GOP primary polls. Thursday night's debate in Jacksonville was Gingrich's best opportunity--and most likely his only--ahead of Tuesday's primary to reverse Romney's momentum. But far from landing a knockout blow, it was Gingrich who was thrown back on his heels.