I have said it before and will continue to say it til November 2012.
Mitt Romney is precisely like Arizona extremist Republican Russell Pearce. He is a protectionist not a Capitalist like several pundits are falsely depicting him to be. The only capitalism he wants to be part of is crony capitalism. It’s unfortunate that he cannot be more like Jon Huntsman who has the good old fashioned “compassionate conservative” views.
Not only is Mitt Romney a restrictionist, he will not embrace Reaganomics.
Mitt Romney Is Stuck Because He’s Not A Pro-Growth Republican
According to the polls summarized by RealClearPolitics, Mitt Romney has been unable to win more than 25% of the Republican vote for the party’s presidential nomination for more than a year. This is because the former Massachusetts governor is not a pro-growth Republican. Instead, his economic platform reflects a man who is devoutly Keynesian, and who, as president, would not be able to reinvigorate the U.S. economy.
Read the rest of the story: Why Won’t Romney Embrace Reaganomics? -By Paul Hoffmeister, Forbes