Now that Chris Christie has plighted his troth to Mitt Romney, who will Sarah Palin endorse? According to The Hill, husband Todd has been fielding requests from the GOP presidential hopefuls. "I look forward to working with them in order to help them maybe articulate their message in more detail," La Palin said on Fox, "so we can make that best decision." Palin may find it difficult to locate a candidate she hasn't already insulted.
As the GOP presidential nominating process begins to take shape, behind each candidate there emerges a cadre of consultants, managers, and strategists, some more prominent than others. And while we might not know for sure what kind of campaign each candidate plans to wage, we know a thing or two about the history of their more famous staffers.
"Nothing." As in, In Concord on Friday, Mr. Huckabee addressed a packed news conference to introduce his new campaign chairman, Ed Rollins, the longtime Republican operative. Mr. Norris stood silently off to the side, and it was unclear why he was there at all, except to sign autographs for a few reporters afterward. When asked what he felt he added to the Huckabee campaign, Mr. Norris said simply, “Nothing,” before posing for a few more pictures and leaving. --Michael Crowley