As the Republican presidential primary drags on, 27 debates later, with no candidate yet obtaining 50% of the delegates, speculation is increasing that the nominee may end up being selected in a brokered convention.
If Romney does worse than expected on Super Tuesday, it's a whole new ball game. It would also be a whole new ballgame if Romney were to do poorly in California, or split the delegates three ways here on out.
Conventional wisdom suggests there will not be a brokered convention. From where I sit, one is increasingly likely.
When serious publications start talking about a brokered convention for the GOP in Tampa next August, beware.
No clear frontrunner could lead to brokered convention.