That's about right. So it appears Gingrich is the only one with the right credentials.
The only ones with intellectual stature in that group are Gingrich, Paul, Romney, Huntsman and Obama.
is a bit too self-centered, and if he were to take wrong decisions, I don't see anybody talking him out of it.
is the bravest and most self-coherent, but he's too inflexible.
Romney, Huntsman and Obama
could make fine presidents if the society wasn't as polarized as it is, or the political system was conducive to more compromise.
I wish Mitch Daniels, Chris Christie, Paul Ryan and Jeb Bush
had run. The conversation would be about actual solutions.
Instead, they fight about who can build the deepest moat on the border, or who can count to three.