Eric Ostermeier provides data suggesting Perry is the only one directly challenging Romney on key issues.
Republicans have grown frustrated that Mitt Romney seems to be sailing towards the pole position in the primaries without having to offer much of a defense about RomneyCare or his record on other issues. If that happens, don't blame Rick Perry. According to a new analysis of the last four debates by Eric Ostermeier at Smart Politics, Perry seems to be the only one on the attack against Romney, while everyone else has focused their rhetorical guns on Perry.
October 14, 2011