On the roster for this week’s edition of “Left, Right & Center”: Mitt Romney manages expectations over South Carolina as Newt Gingrich manages allegations of marital infidelity; the debate over Internet freedom rages on Capitol Hill; and the president puts pen to paper for next week’s State of the Union. On the mics are regulars Matt Miller and Robert Scheer, plus special guests Matthew Continetti and Jaron Lanier. Have a listen below. –KA

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