More on Nat. Journal survey about top GOP leaders


“Shrewdest, toughest, wittiest, most competent GOP leader: If he wants it, he knows how to get it.”

“Is the best natural politician in the party, and has a large and loyal following of local party leaders.”

“The pick of Republican political professionals, but fear of nominating another white Southern governor works against him.”

“Great record as governor, and a savvy strategist.”

“The best pol of the group. Not sure that he’ll run or that he can win, but, oh, what a campaign that would be!”

National Journal