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Sunday, December 4, 2016

Many Republicans still hate Mitt Romney, even if his (eight-vote-margin) Iowa win gives him a boost as he travels to friendlier territory in New Hampshire next week. And the conservative movement seems determined not to allow itself to be fractured and defeated as it was in 2008 when John McCain captured his party’s presidential nomination.

Despite campaigning for president since 2007, Romney only captured a quarter of the vote on Tuesday, almost exactly the same amount of support he got in 2008. Republicans aren’t having it. But is the answer really the surging Rick Santorum? Certainly, his last-minute Iowa triumph will impress many Republican activists, who are voicing a growing sentiment that they need to coalesce around an alternative to Romney. Fast:

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