Two thousand show up to hear Gov. Romney at The Villages–in the rain. Thompson drew a crowd of 700.
Kid gives half of his allowance to Gov. Romney’s campaign. (A total of $2.50–John McCain is probably trying to figure out how to limit the kid’s gift.)
Roll Call makes some predictions:
If former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) wins the Iowa caucuses, as many expect, he’ll become a hot political property for the media, which should boost his national standing and prospects, even though he now runs a distant fourth in national polling.
In fact, given Romney’s strong showings currently in Iowa and New Hampshire, his prospects for the Republican nomination currently are as good as or better than former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s or former Sen. Fred Thompson’s (Tenn.)