Republican presidential wannabes are ready to gather, hats in hand, in Las Vegas to curry favor with a group of conservative Jewish gazillionaires. Call it ‘the Sheldon primary.’
Sheldon Adelson made headlines by dumping $21 million into Newt Gingrich’s failed presidential run. Now, GOP super PACs are trying to get him to open his wallet for them.
Jewish voters often fall for candidates with big ideas to remake the world. Mitt Romney simply doesn’t offer that kind of vision, Gal Beckerman writes.
Newt Gingrich likes to raise the specter of dire consequences. So how does he get away with describing himself as ‘cheerful,’ Leonard Fein asks.
Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum agreed on one thing at the GOP debate: Iran. Observers called the face-off in Arizona a missed opportunity for Santorum.
Sheldon Adelson, the Las Vegas gaming billionaire, is reported to be on the verge of donating another $10 million to the pro-Newt Gingrich super-PAC Winning Our Future, which should give some new steam to Gingrich’s fading hopes of winning the Republican nomination.