With five weeks till a vote is case, there is lots of time for all political writers to opine, muse, speculate and rumor monger.
Mike Huckabee says he is out if he isn't in the top three in Iowa. That means he is out.
The establishment candidates (Bush, Rubio, Kasich and Christie) are tearing each other up in NH, hoping to emerge as the Trump slayer.
The Donald is now fully engaged with Hillary Clinton and now Bill is getting active. It will be the chance to remind voters they don't want another Bush or another Clinton. However, the Clintons are not a low energy as Jeb and won't go quietly.
Look for a redux of the Clinton sex scandals as a reminder of what you don't like about the Clintons.
The Granite State should thin the field, but maybe not if results are inconclusive. We need it to continue as the end result should not merely be because somebody won second place in a small state by five or six points.
The fun begins in earnest this week. Happy New Year !
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