Air Date: March 8, 2012
Host: Jim Schneider
After presenting the following election related new items, Jim opened the phone lines to give Crosstalk listeners an opportunity to comment on the current status of the G.O.P. nomination race:
–Romney encourages rivals to back out of the G.O.P. nomination battle claiming they are hurting the party by continuing to campaign.
–A Rick Santorum ally calls for Newt Gingrich to step out of the way.
–A Gingrich advisor feels Romney should step aside so that conservatives can have a debate about how to confront Obama.
–Sarah Palin has not abandoned the idea of accepting a proposal to run for president should the G.O.P. race lead to an open convention in August.