The Corner

Romney’s Ad

The idea that he will use vetoes to keep spending in line will make conservative primary voters happy. He says he has used the veto that way in Massachusetts. “And frankly, I can’t wait to get my hands on Washington.” When part of the rap on you is that you’re all ambition, doesn’t that line sound a little bit power-hungry?

Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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