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NYTimes’ Room for Debate: Does Romney Still Need to Court Conservatives?

by Lisa Mathias

The WG’s Kristen Soltis gives her take on Room for Debate’s latest question: Does Romney Still Need to Court Conservatives? Soltis states the election is more about the biggest issue in the country right now, rather than courting particular groups:

Despite Democrats’ efforts to turn fundamentally economic and fiscal issues into cultural issue wedges, the election will not hinge on issues like free contraception or funding for Planned Parenthood.

The White House will go to the candidate who voters believe truly has a plan to create jobs and grow the economy.