He should pitch to them in 2016 and let the political establishment duke it out for the cameras.
Does the result in 2012 mean 2016 will have the same ending?
It is likely to be a very gubernatorial campaign in 2016 — but what about the mayors?
It might be a Massachusetts showdown with Warren and Romney, but there is also Webb, of Jacksonian hill country in the southern Appalachians.
Christie should make sure he gets good press in his own backyard before he takes his act on the road.
He's now reclaiming his place in the party order after a brief absence.
Here's how the Republican Congress can make that happen.
It has given Hillary Clinton and any possible presidential contenders in the GOP a lot to think about.
The inland states no longer relate to the dominant ethic of New York, but to "Texas values," economically, legally, culturally and otherwise.
Elizabeth Warren and Jim Webb bring dynamism to the rising century.