View From The Balcony

washingtonpoststyle: The GOP field, beyond the glare and noise.

Jon Huntsman: A study in understatement.

Mitt Romney: A Dudley Do-Right in a Kim Kardashian world.

Rick Perry: Confidence man.

Michele Bachmann: A life of striking certitude.

Newt Gingrich: The smartest in the room.

Ron Paul: The alternative, a force to be reckoned with.

Rick Santorum: The longshot.

Photos by Melina Mara (The Washington Post)