Mitch Daniels Mania Sweeping the Nation

Well, maybe not the nation quite yet, but Mitch-mania has reached Ross Douthat’s New York Times column:

Set a group of plugged-in conservatives to talking presidential politics, and you’ll get the same complaints about the 2012 field.

Mitt Romney? He couldn’t make the voters like him last time … Sarah Palin? She’d lose 47 states … Mike Huckabee? Better as a talk-show host … Tim Pawlenty, Jim DeMint, Bobby Jindal, David Petraeus? Too blah, too extreme, too green, and stop dreaming

But murmur the name Mitch Daniels, and everyone perks up a bit. Would he win? Maybe not. But he’d be the best president of any of them

Read more: Weekly Standard


March 1, 2010 - Posted by | 398 |

1 Comment »

  1. NY Times might be all excited about Mitch Daniels, but Mitch Daniels isn’t excited

    “I don’t plan to do it, I don’t expect to do it, I really don’t want to do it,” Daniels told my colleagues and me, adding that “there are 100 reasons that no sane person wants to do this.”

    Human Events

    Comment by MTR | March 1, 2010 | Reply

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