Monday’s debate marks Mitt Romney’s best opportunity to turn the tide in the presidential campaign. It’s broadcast, and it’s early enough to feed into Florida’s expensive, advertisement-driven political culture.
Instead the debate has been sedate and marked by some of the weakest barbs of the cycle.
Gingrich sent two of the early ones:
“He may have been a good financier he’s a terrible historian,” he said of Romney.
“Your consultants aren’t very good historians,” he said later.
This one doesn’t seem likely to move the dial much.
- Illegal immigrants living in Britain will face abrupt eviction from rental properties under new laws designed to reduce the UK's appeal as a migrant destination.
- President Barack Obama will unveil on Monday a plan that is considered to be "the strongest action ever taken" in the U.S. to combat climate change.
- Cilla Black, the legendary English singer and TV star, has died at her home in Spain, according to local police. She was 72 years old.