Republicans delayed their convention a day, taking no chances with Isaac. There will be no political chances taken with the base either.
The 2012 GOP convention will be headlined by the least popular nominee in 28 years, but the RNC is also filling their speaking slots with many more unpopular Republicans.
Jeb Bush has stated the obvious. Due to his record of raising taxes and bipartisanship, Ronald Reagan could never survive in the current Birchers on steroids Republican Party.
Since Republicans seem to love spreading the anti-Romney wealth around (socialists!), it leaves us with an obvious question: Is it Jon Huntsman's turn?
Would Jeb Bush run as an establishment Republican or as a Tea Partier? It is unlikely but not impossible he could successfully straddle the fence but it is a hazardous course. Ideological purity is the prime motivator in Republican politics these days, and a soft stance which would gain Latino voters would lose WASP voters.
Despite the headline, the poll results paint a far less rosy picture for Republicans than for Democrats as the results show Obama defeating every possible Republican candidate.
Even though the far right is trying their best to unseat John McCain, the Republican establishment continues to line up behind him, as today Jeb Bush endorsed McCain over his primary challenger J.D. Hayworth. Bush said, "John is a proven conservative leader committed to reducing taxes, fighting wasteful spending and keeping America safe." McCain is calling in lots of favoring and showing why the tea party movement has little chance of overthrowing the GOP establishment.