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Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Romney Fails First Conservative Test, Refuses to Allow Bob Barr to Tug at Face

Cyborg Romney misses an opportunity to court libertarian leaning conservatives.

From the Boston Globe:

WASHINGTON -- A new political group recently asked Mitt Romney to promise not to wiretap Americans without a judge's approval or to imprison US citizens without a trial as "enemy combatants." When Romney declined to sign their pledge, the group denounced him as "unfit to serve as president."

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The American Freedom Agenda, which intends to put all candidates in both parties to the same test, is aiming to revive a strand of conservatism that they say has been drowned out since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The conservative principle of limited government, they say, means not just cutting the budget, but imposing checks and balances on those who wield power.
More about American Freedom Agenda's here. Full Globe article here. Via The Corner.

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