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Romney Understands America

WRH Bill Wrote: May 16, 2012 7:32 PM
OK... a little too tired tonight for a detailed manifesto of my political belief system (even if the TH posting length limit allowed for it) but I believe in individual freedom (including the freedom of both religious AND non-religious people to live their lives as they choose), limited Constitutionally based government, and free-market capitalism as a good economic system.

On Saturday, Mitt Romney delivered a speech to the 6,000 Liberty College graduates.

It was an important speech, not only because it seems to have closed the gap between Romney and evangelical Christians but also because it spelled out major themes in Mitt Romney's understanding of America.

Romney: "You know who you are. And you know whom you will serve. Not all colleges instill that kind of confidence . . . ."

This is a truism. Most American universities seek to graduate men and women who are as committed to secularism as nearly all the members of faculty are. In contrast,...