Republican front-runners Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney were looking backward instead of forward in Thursday night's CNN debate when it came to the housing crisis that's plaguing Florida. It's a strategy that could cost either candidate against President Obama this fall.
The pair ended up castigating each other over who deserved more blame for sinking home prices. Neither man mentioned a single concrete proposal to improve the still-dire situation. They offered attacks, not solutions.