We have to see where each of the four candidates will primarily focus their campaigns to defeat President Obama.
The 2012 Republican Primary is well underway and the field has been shrunk to four candidates. Three of the four are seeking to be President, while the other is mainly seeking to lead a movement. Each one of these candidates has defined themselves in ways to show how they want to direct the country. The most important thing for Republican primary voters is to determine which one of these four men is best equipped to defeat President Obama. To do that, we also have to see where each of the candidates will primarily focus their campaigns.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is probably the biggest enigma to me in this campaign. Mr. Gingrich has great speaking ability and is able to articulate conservative ideas better than anyone else on the debate stage. He can see right through the biased media panelists and put them in their places. On the other hand, Mr. Gingrich attacks former Governor Mitt Romney for his work at venture capitalist firm Bain Capital and badgers Mr. Romney to release his tax records, which he is not required to do. These are very populist stances that seem more in line with the Occupy Wall Street protesters. When Mr. Gingrich sat on the couch next to Democratic then-Speaker Nancy Pelosi and advocated for climate change reform, this was also a very populist move. read more »