* Newt Gingrich imploded "Newt Gingrich Style"
* Ron Paul almost became the flavor of the month, until people actually noticed he really likes hanging out with racists.
* The only person left without a surge is Rick Santorum...and that isn't going happen.
Yes, it had been a good week, when Mitt found himself back in charge of the GOP nomination race. And then this happened:
Former President George H.W. Bush told the Houston Chronicle he believes Romney is the best candidate in the race—though he stopped short of officially endorsing his 2012 bid.The Republican base may have been more satisfied with an endorsement from Ted Kennedy's ghost.
[cross-posted at Firedoglake]