Friday, July 27, 2007

Rudy n' Romney pass on YouTube

So apparently Rudy and Mitt Romney have decided to pass on the YouTube debate in September. Rudy claims he has a scheduling conflict (which is pure bull shit, who schedules an event during a debate that has been announced months in advance?) and Romney claims that he's above being lectured by a snowman (actually, he's above being asked questions by people that want to hear more about how he doubled nearly every fee, expanded the budget and provided health care to Massachusetts).

On top of these two saying the won't go, only two candidates, Ron Paul and John McCain, have stated that they'll be attending. What I'm wondering is what are the other six (including Fred Thompson) going to do? My guess is that they're trying to follow the leaders and wait until they see a big fish get back into the debate.

Which big fish is most likely to do that? I'm thinking Romney will change his mind (he's been known to do so) if he can get an assurance that there will be no snowmen. After Romney, I see Fred Thompson as the guy most likely to step up and take the charge. Rudy is the least likely to change his mind first. Whoever does change their mind though, the other two will follow.

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