Mitt Romney: I’m not willing ‘to light my hair on fire’ to win conservative votes – The Washington Post
…”It’s very easy to excite the base with incendiary comments,” Romney told reporters. “We’ve seen throughout the campaign that if you’re willing to say really outrageous things that are accusatory and attacking President Obama that you’re going to jump up in the polls. You know, I’m not willing to light my hair on fire to try and get support. I am who I am.”….
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RRD:When I’m wrong,I’m wrong.
Previously I had said (paraphrasing myself) ”Giving Romney the nomination will lead to a replay of 2008,i.e. a candidate whose liberalism blurs the line between the candidates,takes the most important issues off the table,and demoralizes the base,though Romney will at least be willing to attack Obama”.
The part where I was wrong was my belief that Romney would at least attack Obama.
Romney has achieved something very difficult.He has shown himself to be even worse than his critics thought.