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Romney Should Choose Bold Colors, Not Pale Pastels

Grizzly Alan Wrote: Apr 24, 2012 10:22 AM
Romney's VP and cabinet choices will tell us what kind of President he will be. This will be his opportunity to show us his "bold colors".
Mitt Romney's presidential run could turn out to be a test case to resolve the long-running debate inside the Republican Party as to whether the GOP presidential nominee should run as a conservative or more of a centrist.

How often have we heard both Democratic and Republican political "experts" reciting the conventional wisdom that during primary contests, candidates of both parties must play to their respective base voters and then shift toward the center during the general election campaign? Does anyone even challenge this edict?

The first problem with this is that it implicitly suggests that all presidential candidates are first and foremost...