He’s still jerking us around a tiny bit on his announcement but he has to for legal reasons, I think. The meat here is his support for amendments to overturn Roe v. Wade and ban full faith and credit for gay marriage. Good, solid federalist positions insofar as they’d leave both issues with the individual states for decisionmaking and good politics insofar as both are sufficiently unlikely that he’ll never have to act on his position. Promise ’em the moon, Fred!
Update: “We’re making progress. We know what we’re doing.” Meanwhile, Mitt gains from his Ames straw poll win — at McCain’s expense.