George Will’s Republican Candidates for President in 2012

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George Will, in his article today, “The GOP’s weirdness faction,” states as follows: “Let us not mince words. There are at most five plausible Republican presidents on the horizon — Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels, Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour, former Utah governor and departing ambassador to China Jon Huntsman, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney and former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty.” This, after bashing Mike Huckabee and Newt Gingrich as potential candidates. Notice any missing name from this list? I’ll give you a hint. His initials are R.P., he is a congressman from Texas, and the father of a newly elected senator from Kentucky, also with the same initials, R.P. If you haven’t guessed yet, you probably had a public school education. Go to the back of the class!

12:10 pm on March 7, 2011