Las Vegas (CNN) - Most of the remaining Republican presidential candidates spent Friday barnstorming across Nevada - one day before that state's critical first-in-the-West presidential caucuses.
Front-runner Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul crisscrossed the state, focusing in large part on its battered economy. Nevada's has been particularly hard hit by the economic downturn, with a high number of home foreclosures and an unemployment rate that recently soared to an all-time high of 14.9%.
I hope Santorum is in Missouri, instead of Nevada, because of concerns and desire to be close to his daughter, and not because of a lack of funds. Out of the remaining four GOP candidates, Santorum now seems to be the most electable in the general election.
Mitt Romney is running out of toes to shoot off. Newt Gingrich has twice grown new feet. Ron Paul's overall message has already been rejected voters twice before. That leaves Sen. Santorum as the lesser of the evils. If the hard right wants a beast to go out and destroy Pres. Obama in debates, then Santorum might be their guy. He certainly won the CNN debate in Nevada as he completely cleaned Romney's clock on health care. I hope he's not running short on funds.
Does anyone else think that Mitt Romney wants to be president so badly that he would make a deal with the devil? His flip-flopping, his what I will bet is his recently set up blind trust to try and cover his butt on his offshore and Swiss accounts. his huge monetary backing from Wall Street. All of it stinks to high heaven.