...is rapidly becoming one of my favorite pundits. His column today is excellent (my emphasis):
Though the analogy isn’t precise, Mitt Romney still feels like the Manchurian candidate in this race, the Massachusetts moderate disguised as a staunch conservative who wins the GOP nomination before he is revealed. I’m just speculating — at this point, no one can have any idea what Romney really thinks about anything — but it’s possible that what follows is the acceptance speech in Mitt’s head that he obviously can’t deliver:
“My fellow Republicans — boy, you sure make it tough on a guy! I knew it would be hard to run the gauntlet of a Republican primary process. But knowing you’ll have to twist yourself into a pretzel and actually doing it are two very different things...
Read the rest of it here.