February 13, 2012


The Other "Severely Conservative" Politician

When Mitt Romney called himself a "severely conservative" governor in a speech last week, it struck many as an odd phrase.

In fact, a Nexis search finds only one other politician has used the term. Thomas Kurdy, a candidate for school board in Lewiston, Idaho in 2001 described himself to the Lewiston Morning Tribune as not only "severely conservative" but "a little to the right of G. Gordon Liddy."

Meanwhile, Ryan Lizza finds nine other things that have been labeled "severely conservative."










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