Web headline on the lead campaign story in The New York Times today: “Romney Waits as G.O.P. Flirts with Alternates.”

Web headline on the lead campaign story in The Washington Post today: “Mitt Romney, never Republicans’ dream date, hopes to be the one they marry.”

I’m sensing a theme here.

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Greg Marx is an adjunct lecturer at The Medill School and a facilitator with The OpEd Project. She served as an editorial board member, columnist, library director, and No. 2 in the features department of the Chicago Sun-Times.