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Ambassador Jon Huntsman, taken by flickr user saucy_pan, used under a Creative Commons license

This is how you know when the Conservative Messiah Watch has truly gone off the rails: when some conservatives are so bent on opposing a guy who held some liberal views in the past that they consider running to a guy who unrepentantly holds them today.

Unlike some of my friends who believe, even after today’s catastrophe, that there will be a President Cain holding press conferences at the White House soon, I’m not under any illusions about my candidate.  He is a politician and he has made mistakes.  But it is clearer than ever right now that he is the only adult in the room and the only one who will be able to stand up to President Obama’s barrage of attack ads.  As Jennifer Rubin puts it, there is no viable alternative.

About Charles Mitchell

EFM's resident Yankee, Charles Mitchell, works in the non-profit arena in his native Pennsylvania. He and his wife, Charissa, live near the state capital of Harrisburg with their daughter, Adeline, and are members of a congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America.

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One Response to Step Away from the Keyboard

  1. Dee Yeager says:

    Can someone explain to me — if someone had been pro-life and converted to pro-choice, they would be praised by liberals and the media as having “seen the light.” But Mitt Romney’s conversion to pro-life, which he has shared as a sincere conversion process, is slammed as a “flip-flop.” I, for one, accept that explanation and am happy he added to the ranks of those in the pro-life camp.

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