President Coburn?

Conservatives, above all else, do not want to elect as president in 2012 some politician who tells them what they want to hear to win office and then morphs into a big-government moderate after he takes the oath of office. The list of Republicans who could fill that requirement seems not too long: Sarah Palin, Mitch Daniels, Michelle Bachmann, Bobby Jindal, and John Thune...did I leave anyone out?  There are Republican candidates like Mike Huckabee and Mitt Romney who tilt conservative but whose presidency could easily move toward "moderation." Newt Gingrich pops up as a savvy policy wonk with a conservative pedigree but a commitment to making government "work" (whatever that means). Doubtless more of these less-than-perfect conservatives will be touted by the establishment leftist print as the 2012 nomination season nears.  One name seems not to be on anyone's list, though he could be a conservative candidate of unquestioned commitment to our...(Read Full Article)