Well it’s 2012, and there’s going to be some changes around here. That is, changes until I get bored with them. We’re just now entering an election year yet after 2011 I feel like we just had one. (My head is killing me right now, and I didn’t even drink on NYE…must be politics to blame.) So to start off this year with a bang I make the bold pronouncement that Mitt Romney is doing everything right.
The Right Blogosphere, of which I consider myself a part, has unfortunately fallen into the trap of believing that they hold the conventional wisdom. I’ve read countless examples of people saying “Mitt Romney is never going to beat Obama with this kind of campaign.” “He’s not a true conservative, he’s another Bob Dole.” Yeah, maybe. But this ain’t 1996 and Bill Clinton was no Barack Obama.
What got me on this tangent was an article this morning from the Daily Caller:
Romney last week granted one-on-one interviews in Iowa to both MSNBC and the Huffington Post, among the best-known sources of news for liberals in the country. In recent weeks, he also gave interviews to The Washington Post, The New York Times and Politico.
It’s a peculiar strategy for someone who has had trouble convincing conservatives throughout this race he’s one of them.