Wake-Up ...

Posted: Jan 17, 2008 8:19 AM

... While everyone (including yours truly) focuses on the South Carolina GOP Primary, more delegates are actually up-for-grabs in Nevada.  Romney looks to win Nevada, but probably won't get much of a bounce from it (since everyone is focused on SC).  Still, as the Delegate count adds up, this will help cement the argument that Romney is, in fact, winning.

... In fairness, South Carolina is sort of a must-win for Thompson, McCain, and Huckabee -- so the stakes are high -- and the drama makes the media attention legit.   

... Speaking of Huckabee, I've been giving a lot of thought as to why Mike Huckabee is so popular.  I think one of the reasons is that he gives Christians a way to be both faithful -- and cool.  Everyone wants to think of themselves as cool, but too often, Christians are made to feel like they aren't.  Huckabee -- a guy who loves rock music and Jesus -- and gets good press from the MSM -- is someone they can aspire to be ...

Here are a couple of news stories that caught my eye this morning:

... The Hill -- Clinton recycles an old NAACP endorsement

... WaPostAbortions Hit Lowest Number Since 1976

... NY Times Op-ed Mr. Right  "... Mr. McCain’s squabbles with his fellow conservatives have almost always been in the name of fundamental conservative principles."