DeMint’s Endorsement Could Alter Trajectory of GOP Race Will it be Ron Paul?

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DeMint’s Endorsement Could Alter Trajectory of GOP Race Will it be Ron Paul?

This article pits Perry vs. Romney in the Demint endorsement choices, but could the Ron Paul Revolution and 50% of the Tea Party win Demint over? Since Dr. Paul is by far the most conservative in the bunch will Demint put aside his interventionist foreign policy to back the only true patriot in the primary?

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Even a cursory understanding of South Carolina Republican politics would lead most observers to believe that Rick Perry is poised to roll to victory in the first-in-the-South presidential primary here next year. He’s Southern, he’s a devout Christian, he’s a farmer, he’s conservative and he served in the Air Force.

As Oran Smith, a conservative activist and the president of the Palmetto Family Council, put it: