Unbelievable. CNN is reporting today that Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels will not be joining the ever diminishing crowd of GOP presidential hopefuls to challenge Barack Obama next year.
I was actually counting on him running.
All we have at this point is Newt Gingrich, who at this point won’t be able to punch his way out of a wet paper bag he is so completely compromised, Republican/Libertarian Congressman Ron “Dr. No” Paul, and Herman Cain, the so-called “Colin Powell of the restaurant industry.” Cain is a African-American Tea Bagger. Rare as hen’s teeth.
Expect that number to increase to 4 tomorrow when former governor of
, Tim Pawlenty throws his hat into the ring. Minnesota
There are four others who have declared their candidacy including Jimmy McMillan, the guy who ran for mayor of
on the Rent is Too Damn High ticket. New York City
Still staying clear of the fray for now is Mitt Romney who enacted a successful state healthcare program that now hangs around his neck like a dead albatross.
And now, since Mike Huckabee the darling of the evangelical right has declined to run, I expect the void to be filled by the crazed congresswoman from
Evangelicals are going to need someone to vote for so they don’t have a candidate from the
. Yes, like Mitt Romney, John Huntsman hasn’t a prayer of getting the nomination since GOP primary voters are mainly from the evangelical right. Besides, wasn’t he a member of the Obama Administration? Church of Latter Day Saints
In short, it looks positively miserable for the GOP.
I couldn’t be happier.