The GOP in 2012: Strange Party, Strange Year• By Richard Reeves
If you paid your dollar for The New York Times, you read this lead headline:
"Romney Regains Stride With Victories in Two States"
If you paid your buck for the Los Angeles Times, you read this lead headline:
"Romney Averts Disaster"
Said Rutenberg:. "After five caucuses, six primaries, 20 debates and $30 million in television commercials, Mitt Romney leaves here facing the same stubborn question: Can a onetime Northeastern governor with a history of ideological migration win the Republican presidential nomination in the era of the tea party, with all its demands of political purity and passion?"