Brilliant. At the end, he observes that we don’t really have any idea why Romney is running;
His attitude is: Tell me what you want me to be and I’ll be it. But one thing voters want is someone who doesn’t do that.
About Gingrich’s motive, there has never been any doubt: to feed an insatiable ego that makes him imagine he has a historic, God-given mission to transform the country. He’s a mad scientist, mixing volatile potions that may cure cancer or may blow up the lab. Either way, he’ll have fun.
Romney doesn’t have an obvious reason to run for president. That’s his trouble. Gingrich does. That’s his.
Read the whole thing.