Former Gov. Jeb Bush, R-Fla., might want to note how his father did in his bids for the Republican presidential nomination in 1980 and 1992 and contrast that with his brother’s 2000 campaign as he ponders whether to run in 2016.
In 1968, Richard Nixon changed the Electoral College map by appealing to the “Silent Majority” of American voters: law-abiding, white, working class voters in the Great Lakes and the South who had backed Democrats for decades.
Nan Rich won one Thursday. She didn't even have to be in the Biltmore Hotel's Granada Room. She didn't have to touch a microphone. She won because Charlie Crist addressed the Florida media brain trust unobstructed. In all his egotistical glory. His only opposition -- his only enemy -- was himself.