After two unsuccessful marriages to guys named McCain and Romney, GOP primary voters are more interested in playing the field this year than in settling down. That's the best explanation I can come up with for why polling shows a wide-open contest for the GOP nomination - despite a bevy of well-known names. If we put the GOP candidates into a sort of match.com profile page, our suitors would be divided into two distinct categories: the "you can have it all" category, and the "you gotta make some compromises" category. Scott Walker, Ted Cruz, Bobby Jindal and Ben Carson promise big, bold, conservative policies without apology, while Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, John Kasich and Rand Paul offer conservatism with a side of accommodation: Rubio and Bush on immigration, Kasich on health care, Paul on foreign intervention and Huckabee on entitlement reform. For Republicans who want to date the "no compromise" candidates, Walker is doing his best to wipe his record clean of past positions that challenge GOP orthodoxy (witness his immigration flip). Even so, Walker offers something that the others
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