Matt Malone, S.J., talks about the start of the race for president.
Is the race for the Republican nomination Mitt Romney's to lose? Will Sarah Palin ever decide whether to run, and can Michelle Bachmann pull a Mike Huckabee at the Iowa stroll poll next month? Can any of these candidates defeat President Obama, even at a time of growing unemployment? Matt Malone, S.J., former associate editor and keen observer of the U.S. political scene, analyzes the field as the race for 2012 gathers steam.