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Romney Doing the Job the Republican Establishment Won't Do

Jeff4368 Wrote: Apr 26, 2012 6:18 AM
Mitt has been pushed up over everyone else during the nomination. I just hope it wasn't into an ivory tower. My problem with Mitt hasn't been that he isn't conservative or that he is establishment. My problem with Mitt is that he seems to be at odds with the Tea Party. When he forms a strong alliance with the Tea Party he will be unstoppable. Optionally he can give Karl Rove a big raspberry but that will be twisted in the press.
The actual Republican Establishment –- political consultants, The Wall Street Journal, corporate America, former Bush advisers and television pundits -- are exhorting Mitt Romney to flip-flop on his very non-Establishment position on illegal immigration.

Both as governor of Massachusetts and as a presidential candidate, Romney has supported a fence on the border, E-Verify to ensure that employees are legal and allowing state police to arrest illegal aliens. He is the rare Republican who recognizes that in-state tuition, driver's licenses and amnesty are magnets for more illegal immigration.

These positions are totally at odds with Establishment Republicans who pander to...