Opening Act: Free Like an Untamed Stallion

LIVONIA, Mich. – The rumor du jour is that Mitt Romney’s final pre-election rally will feature a cameo by “special musical guest” Kid Rock, a Republican who has cheerfully loaned the candidate the song “Born Free.” The fourth estate is excited by this.

Maggie Haberman muses on the meaning of Ford Field and “Romney’s fumble.”

Phil Rucker finds that the big takeaway from Romney’s trip to Daytona was this quote: “I have some great friends that are NASCAR owners.”