Republican presidential candidate former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a Republican Presidential Debate at Oakland University in Auburn Hills, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)(AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
The flip-flopper. The flop. And the fiasco. That about sums up the GOP presidential lineup Wednesday night as a debate outside Detroit underlined the flaws of the party's headliners: Mitt Romney, Rick Perry and Herman Cain.