“Dems propping up people the can beat easily...”
Dems were successful in doing this in 2008, so expect them to try again in 2012.
In 2008 Republicans failed to coalesce behind an electable candidate, so the Dems and mainstream media made sure we got stuck with McCain. Even McCain should have been able to beat Zero, but he ran his campaign about as well as he flew his plane over North Vietnam on the day he got shot down.
“Dems were successful in doing this in 2008”
... and ‘92 and ‘96 with help from the Republican ‘elite’.