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.