Without any experience, however, this great communicator isn't gong to be the eventual 2012 standard-bearer.
Again the standard-bearer was Thurmond, who campaigned hard for the conservative icon.
A win for Buck, who like Rand Paul is a Tea Party standard-bearer, would be a major setback for that drive.
Still, could Forbes even live with Romney as the GOP standard-bearer?
There have been other conventions that fell dutifully into line behind the standard-bearer without an excess of affection.
There was a standard-bearer with a large banner, and several smaller ones in every school.
He had run away to the army and, to his vast delight, been made a standard-bearer.
Adam struck at the standard-bearer and brought him reeling forward.
His standard-bearer was killed at his side, and the standard thrown down.
The gravestone of a standard-bearer, from the neighbouring station of Procolitia, shows a full-length carving of the dead warrior.