Mitt Romney came to Philadelphia last week and many are wondering if the Tea Party will back a candidate made famous for implementing a state-wide version of Obamacare back in the 90's. AFP-PA State Director said people should focus on the issues, not the candidate.
Romney speaks to Independence Hall Tea Party at 'tax day summit'
By Thomas Fitzgerald
"One of the things I remind people is to focus on issues, and not on the desire to have Ronald Reagan re-incarnated," said Jennifer Stefano, a tea party leader in Bucks County, said in a phone interview. "No candidate is going to be that perfect ideal. The question is, can we as a nation take another four years of economic hell unleashed on us by our president?"
She predicted most tea party activists would rally to Romney, noting that Obama is not responsive to the movement's philosophy of limited government while the "whole trajetory" of Romney's career is "moving in that direction."