Michael Barone's latest Washington Examiner report explores questionable campaigning from two potential Republican presidential nominees:
[A]lready two of the best-known candidates seem bent on ruling themselves out of contention.
One is Newt Gingrich. He's being denounced for his comments on House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's Medicare plan by the likes of Rush Limbaugh, Bill Bennett, the Wall Street Journal editorial page and Charles Krauthammer on Fox News.
Ryan's Medicare plan was part of the budget resolution that all Republicans but four voted for in the House. It is for all practical purposes the platform of the Republican Party. And Gingrich seemed to trash it. ...