Conservatives Agree: Romney's Wrong
11:10 AM, Sep 18, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Is there a reason for conservatives to be concerned about a broader culture of government dependency? Absolutely--it's the sort of thing Romney's running mate, congressman Paul Ryan, has talked about when it comes to Medicare reform and reining in the federal budget. Reform-minded conservatives argue that without making important changes to the welfare state, this is exactly the sort of future to which the United States is bound. In fact, this is the debate some on the right have pushed for in this presidential campaign.
But Romney's reductive characterization of the political landscape indicates he doesn't understand any of this.