Mitt (left) and Scott Romney watched their father exhort moderates at the 1964 Republican National Convention.
Mitt Romney shifted to the right, said one adviser, in part because there was “no way” to win the nomination as a moderate.
On the day that George Romney declared his candidacy for governor, Mitt was there, absorbing his father’s views.
George Romney opposed what he called “extremism” in the GOP’. Mitt Romney is behind his father, in plaid.
In the face of the GOP’s increasingly powerful conservative wing, Romney ran as a moderate against Senator Ted Kennedy in 1994.