A Presidential candidate still pandering to his base in August, when he ought to be moving to the center, is a Presidential candidate in trouble.
Footnote One of Frum’s speculations is especially worrisome: that Romney had to appeal to his donors even at the cost of losing some voters. We really need to get a handle on campaign finance.
Update Ross Douthat and I agree on something. That’s so rare an event as to be worth noting.