Take a deep breath
Despite headlines about last Tuesday’s debate such as the Las Vegas Review-Journal calling it a “slugfest that tested candidates’ mettle,” despite hearing a new tax plan from Rick Perry, and a “9-0-9″ modification of Herman Cain’s signature policy for certain low-wage workers, despite Rick Santorum saying that Herman Cain’s position on abortion is like that of John Kerry and Barack Obama, the past week seems to have changed less about the situation in the Republican field than any week so far during this campaign season.
Amidst all the spinning, all the scurrilous charges, all the hyperbole and cognitive dissonance, nobody’s mind seems to be changing, at least if betting odds are any representation.
Since the beginning of last week (prior to the debate) betting odds on Republican candidates have barely moved:
Please read the entirety of my article for the American Spectator here:
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