"I can't tell you when they'll drop out, but I think I know who will stick," said Randy Brinson, an Alabama GOP campaign activist and surgeon. "Rubio, Cruz, Fiorina, Trump, Bush and Carson will remain viable. The rest may hang on for different periods of time, but not as viable candidates."
"I think Gov. Perry entering the race will solidify conservatives," Dr. Randy Brinson, an Alabama gastroenterologist and founder of Rock the Vote, told The Washington Times. "Romney will hope for a perilous split due to the large number of social conservatives in the race but history shows it will not occur as Romney strategists think."