Election 2012 - The Fix Faceoff

May 16, 2011

Featuring Chris Cillizza of The Fix.

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Welcome to The Fix Faceoff for this week! We have a lot to cover, starting with Mike Huckabee. Let's go.

Who benefits more from Mike Huckabee not running: Newt Gingrich or Jon Huntsman?

Who benefits more from Huckabee's decision not to run:  Mitch Daniels or Tim Pawlenty?

With Mike Huckabee out of the race, is Sarah Palin more likely or less likely to run for president? Or does it have no impact on her decision?

What was the most puzzling moment on the Huckabee show last Saturday -- jamming with Ted Nugent or interviewing AC Slater (aka Mario Lopez)?

Which lesser-known GOP candidate has a better chance?Newt Gingrich or Jon Huntsman? (From Andy in Yorktown, VA)

Which lesser-known GOP candidate has a better chance: Michele Bachmann or Ron Paul? (From Annie in Fairfax, Va)

How many Republican candidates for the Presidency will endorse Paul Ryan's budget plan: None or Most?

Speaking of Ryan, who would be favored in a Senate matchup between Ryan and Russ Feingold?

Who is regretting their decision to withdraw early more? Mike Pence or John Thune? (From Mason in Indiana)

What will be the more important Republican contest: Iowa or South Carolina? 

What non-Christian faith (or lack thereof) will have a president first?: Islam or Atheism?

Who would make the better first lady: Cheri Daniels or Callista Gingrich?

Who is more likely to be the Democratic nominee for president -- in 2016 (assuming Obama wins re-election): Martin O'Malley or Mark Warner? And yes, I know this question is somewhat ridiculous.

What's the more impressive feat in baseball -- Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hit streak or Ted Williams's batting .406 in 1941?

Who is the more implausible couple in an '80s movie: Ralph Macchio and Elisabeth Shue in "The Karate Kid" or Rodney Dangerfield's son and the tall brunette in "Back to School?" (From E in IL) [Producer's note: That was Keith Gordon as Jason Melon and Terry Farrell as Valerie]

Best tag-team partner for you in the fight against DC Squirrel? Bret "The Hitman" Hart or Shawn Michaels? (From Roger in Fairfield, CT)

Best tag-team partner for you in the fight against DC Squirrel: Dana Milbank or Gene Weingarten? (From Eric in Falls Church, VA)

That's all -- thanks for submitting Faceoffs and watching!

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Chris Cillizza is managing editor of PostPolitics and he writes "The Fix," a politics blog for the Washington Post.

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