Republican pandering to Puerto Ricans will end with the closing of the polls Sunday. Then, it's back to immigrant-bashing and fear mongering. And these Republican candidates will learn that a few days of empty promises in Puerto Rico won't fool Latinos anywhere.
We won't solve our economic problems with more influence from people who are able to hire lobbyists or write checks to candidates or super PACs. We'll solve them with more influence from more everyday Americans.
In sports parlance, the Dixie primary was a dramatic "home run" for Santorum, a devastating "strikeout" for self-declared southern favorite Gingrich, and a "double-header shutout" for the nationally front-running Romney.