It’s rare to see a bromance flourish in the hot glare of the GOP primary spotlight, but Mitt Romney and Ron Paul have something positively special going on. It isn’t based on shared policy views: Mitt wants to grow the armed forces; Ron wants to bring them home. Mitt’s OK with (state) government health care; Ron doesn’t want government doing much of anything. Of all the candidates, Romney is furthest to the left - and yet appears to enjoy the tacit support of a conservative so strict that he once voted to deny Mother Teresa a congressional Gold Medal because the Constitution doesn’t explicitly authorize the expense.
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