general-election appeal: As a self-identified American black conservative with a Reagan-like message, lots of crossover potential.
So how would this play out in the general-election campaign, assuming Romney is the nominee?
It gave us our best glimpse yet of what kind of general-election candidate Romney will be.
In this general-election season, such panic buys will become more common.
To wit, Mitt Romney kicked off his general-election campaign with an ad that detailed his plans for day one of his administration.
Such situations will likely recur throughout much of the country in the general-election campaign.
The Club for Growth endorsed Angle last year but was disappointed in her general-election campaign.
But as he makes the pivot to general-election nominee, Romney remains a remote figure to most of those who are covering him.
That sounds more like an appeal to general-election voters than to the Tea Party or the Club for Growth.
August is the main event, the general-election cheese-state rumble.