Mitt Romney may have avoided disaster in the March 7 Super Tuesday primaries, but he also seems to have fallen well short of the decisive cluster of victories he needed to turn his spring and summer campaign into a triumphal march to the convention.
CNN’s John Avion notes that the next primary states are Kansas, Alabama and Mississippi, where Rick Santorum’s social conservatism is likely to play well.
Romney avoided bashing his rivals and exuded his customary self-confidence after the results were in. Reuters reports.
Steven Thomma of McClatchy News Service brushes aside the doubts about Romney, making the case that his superior organization makes him a far more likely nominee than any of his rivals.
Seems to me that the GOP is headed to a Romney-Santorum ticket in November. But I don’t pretend to be an expert.