Bobby Jindal once gave a speech disturbing TV entertainer-commentator Jon Stewart to the point of satiric torture, which is to say, the speech wasn’t just a little awful, but laughably awful. The other day, I saw Jindal give a speech inspiring a massive audience to a standing ovation, which is to say, it is untrue he’s all substance and no show.
He has the oral oomph to get to the Oval Office.
To be sure, that’s a perilous, always uncertain journey. If the Louisiana governor gets as far as the 2016 primary season, a host of fellow Republicans will be standing in the way, and, if he swerves past them, he might then face a former first lady, senator and secretary of state some think of as Hillary The Inevitable.