For Romney and the Republicans, the strategic move would have been to ally with the Ron-Paul faction, but the Republicans chose ideological purity over strategy. Republicans, founded in the 1850s as the party of mass murder and economic exploitation, want neoconservatives in their ranks, not libertarians.
"Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors, but today we kneel only to truth." - Kahlil Gibran
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