Just one more interesting tidbit about Ricky’s apparent national surge, as reflected in this weekend’s PPP survey. As Nate Silver pointed out, Santorum has just become the eleventh Republican pol to lead a national nominating contest poll during the 2012 cycle. Truly, friends, this has been anybody’s race to lose.

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.