Some US conservatives and libertarians, underwhelmed by Romney’s centrism, have convinced themselves that he would be no better than the present incumbent. I made a similar judgment four years ago about John McCain; I was wrong.
In November, it's going to boil down to practical choices. Hannan blogs this concluding line:
The question is not whether he’ll surpass Reagan; it’s whether he’ll surpass Obama. And that, as they say in the US, is a no-brainer.