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—Our always-accurate GOP Washington insider, on the former V.P. candidate's appeal to her political followers
The connected Potomac source adds that Mitt Romney has a better chance of winning the 2012 nomination, even though our insider considers the two conservative players "equally scary." Adds the political strategist: "At least Mitt has years of economic development, business and management experience. Which, as a leader and manager, you need."
Or just a really good pair of designer glasses, apparently.