Originally Posted by DementedLogic
When has Romney ever campaigned as a hardcore conservative? Even during the primaries, he was still more moderate than any of his competitors. Either you have a misunderstanding of what a hardcore conservative is or you didn't follow the primaries. What do you thinik defined Romney as a hardcore conservative?
Considering his competitors were Gingrich, Bachmann, Cain, Santorum, and Perry...
Besides, Romney ran as a seriously conservative campaign in the 2008 primaries.
In 2012, he went above and beyond. He ran a downright regressive and reactionary campaign.