That's an emerging bit of conventional wisdom about the slow-forming GOP race. And it's right - except that it omits one very important fact: All - that's A-L-L - of the Republicans considering runs for the nomination carry at least one major flaw that could keep them from victory.
Let's take a look at the Achilles' heel of some of the best-known candidates:
"The answer to the riddle lies in the future, not the past," he said. "Who can capture the imagination of Republican primary voters? That is the question."
First of all, if they had any imagination they wouldn't be Repugs.
Second, they don't need imagination. FOXPAC et al will tell them what opinion to have and whom to throw their vote away for.