John Podhoretz in The NY Post, It’s a ‘Mitt’ wrap, early this morning:
That’s a wrap. I’m calling this thing. Unless something terrible comes out about him in the next few weeks, Mitt Romney will be the Republican nominee.
If you were to analogize last night’s nationally televised GOP presidential debate on ABC to a classic sporting contest, Romney was Secretariat at the Belmont Stakes in 1973. By the end, Romney was 31 lengths ahead, and the other thoroughbreds were battling for place and show.