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After World War II, the United States veered from one strategic military policy to another. The "mutual assured de- struction" of President Eisenhower and the Dulles brothers gave way to the "graduated escalation" of Robert McNamara during the Vietnam era.
Despite all the Grand Old Party's political theater, the state of the nation does not appear lost on Americans. President Obama has work to do.
The great entertainers of our time turn out to be presidents and the men who would be president, and this week most of them are in Florida. This is as good as vaudeville ever was. Newt Gingrich, under siege by ex-wives and trying hard to keep track of the various versions of an autobiography-in-progress, nevertheless soldiers on in his mission to restore family values and "morality" to the nation.
They're writing books. They're making speeches. They're fawning over the big dogs.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is reconsidering his decision to stay out of the race for the White House in 2012 and is expected to make a decision soon, according to several people close to the governor with knowledge of his thinking.
Thus far, the maddening Republican storyline in the presidential election cycle is complicating the party's prospects of winning back the White House in 2012.
Some conservative skeptics say New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie — like Rick Perry and Mitt Romney before him — has a record of comments, appointments and positions that many in the GOP rank and file will find difficult to swallow.
The New Jersey governor would have to build bridges with values voters, Tony Perkins said.
One is a confirmed presidential hopeful likely to regain his Lone Star stride sooner or later, the other remains on the wish list of many a weary Republican.