January 10, 2012
BARACK HUSSEIN GINGRICH: In his Best of the Web column today, James Taranto writes that Gingrich is desperate, angry, “and he’s doing Romney a favor:”
By attacking now, Gingrich ensures that it won’t be the first voters hear about the matter, which will take some of the sting out of the Obama attacks. He’s also acting as a proxy for the president–call him Barack Hussein Gingrich–giving Romney the chance to practice and improve his defense, something he unquestionably needs to do.
Contrariwise, if Romney is incapable of learning to defend himself effectively, Republicans are better off learning that now, while there’s still time to nominate someone else.
Read the whole thing.™