The most extreme voices in the Republican Party have been quiet as church mice as Mitt Romney has migrated to more moderate positions.
For the past year the left has debated the merits of participation in the election process. As you might expect, not everyone is on the same page.
The airwaves were flooded for at least 48 hours this week with declarations telling us who won the first of the three big presidential debates.
That about sums up Mitt Romney's performance in Wednesday night's debate.