Romney confident of Florida victory

And well he should be. The latest evidence is a poll from Quinnipiac that shows Mitt with a 14 point lead over Gingrich, 43-29. Romney appears to have righted his ship and is now on cruise control. The New York Times: Mitt Romney swept through a final day of campaigning here on Monday, energized by more polls showing him with a commanding lead in the Florida primary. He even allowed himself to break superstition and proclaim, "I'm beginning to feel we might win. Yet Mr. Romney could not help sneaking regular looks back at Newt Gingrich, who only a week ago seemed in position to deal him another big loss. In what amounted to a campaign record for the "Fastest Attack on a Republican Rival During a Campaign Stop," he went after Mr. Gingrich in the first 30 seconds of a speech in Jacksonville in the morning, saying, "He was paid $1.6 million to be a lobbyist for Freddie Mac," and adding, "Send him to the moon!" Mr. Romney is not just playing to win here, but to win as big as possible,...(Read Full Post)