Tag Archive | Romney

Mitt Romney’s Quest for a Strong Political Identity

Romney’s attempts to attract a Conservative base may drive the future of America’s domestic and foreign policies. Republican presidential hopeful, Mitt Romney, now dismisses the very reforms he brought into law as Governor of Massachusetts. His campaign has placed all bets on a platform that seeks approval from a very conservative audience. “He who controls […]

You Might Be a Compassionate Conservative If…

You Might Be a Compassionate Conservative If…

Can we actually define Compassionate Conservatism? Let’s wrap our minds around this elusive concept. Compassionate Conservatism espouses as a bizarre concoction of good intention and celebrated self-interest. Christ‘s teachings, Calvinist predetermination and entitlement, sanctified by the Sacred Covenant of Capitalism, form the basis of this dynamic, and contradictory perspective. Fashioned by divine inspiration from Adam’s […]

Mitt Meets A New Kind of Good Ol’ Boy

Mitt Meets A New Kind of Good Ol’ Boy

On December 12, 2011, during a campaign photo op in Manchester, New Hampshire, conservative candidate Mitt Romney visited a local diner. Spying the military emblem on a patron’s good-old-boy cap, Mitt sat down to chat with a Vietnam veteran, and likely assumed the two men would ham it up for the cameras in a beige […]