Rarely has such a small, innocuous, truth-based remark garnered so much attention from the chattering classes as Mitt Romney's proposed $10,000 bet with Rick Perry during this past weekend's Republican primary debate.
The GOP race for president is coming to a head very quickly. Yes, Newt Gingrich had a terrible launch. But that was, in political time, eons ago. Now, Gingrich is the last man standing. And if he keeps his mouth shut, he will be the GOP nominee.