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The Trail: 2012 Presidential News from the Field / Campaign 2012

In the Florida Primary, Will Nine-Iron or Bass-Boat Republicans Prevail? -- VIDEO

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, right, jokes with some old friends Saturday, March 5, 2011, in Bartlett, N.H. Romney was the keynote speaker at the Carroll County Republican Committee Lincoln Day Dinner. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)(AP Photo/Jim Cole)

January 30, 2012

How would you describe the match-up between Republican presidential candidates Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney?

Heart vs. Head? Underdog vs. perennial front-runner? Outsider vs. establishment?

One GOP voter in Florida called it a battle between bass-boat and nine-iron Republicans.

 

As Floridians prepare to head to the polls on Tuesday, National Journal's Major Garrett and The Atlantic's Molly Ball discuss how Gingrich has positioned himself as an unlikely champion for the bass-boat set. Watch:

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