The Death of Moderation Republicans Have Become a Party of Naysayers

Mitt Romney has succeeded in securing the Republican nomination in Tampa this week. And while he may want to govern as a statesman, he won't be able to count on his party for support. For years, many US conservatives have given up political responsibility in favor of hardline ideology.
Mitt Romney wants to be a statesman, but will he have the support of his party?

Mitt Romney wants to be a statesman, but will he have the support of his party?

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