2012 Presidential Election
The Mississippi governor also endorses a social issues truce for now.
Republicans are the only ones who can make sacrifices for the country to regain its fiscal footing.
She could help bridge the divide between the GOP establishment and the Tea Party.
There is a line I like to use about political tsunamis: They wash up a lot of dead fish on the beach.
McCain admits she once wondered if her father's loss was Sarah Palin's fault.
Voters now trust Republicans over Democrats on 10 key issues.
The more the GOP does nothing, the angrier voters get and the dimmer the Democratic prospects become.
Gates wants to spare Obama the political headache of replacing him in 2012, an election year.
Bush appears to be the rarest of GOP politicians, one who can successfully toe the line between conservative darling and big tent Republican advocate.