So the headlines today are all about Rick Santorum “doubling down” by winning both the Mississippi and Alabama primaries. Nary a word about Romney winning Hawaii and American Samoa.
The fascinating thing about the nomination process is the confusion that comes with each primary or caucus. For example, Santorum won Mississippi over Gingrich and Romney came in third. But the delegate allocation is Romney – 14, Santorum – 13, Gingrich – 12. (For an up-to-date breakdown of the delegate count, go here)
Welcome to presidential primary politics.