Romney Turns Down DeMint Invitation
But it's also possible that Romney is "playing it safe." It's also possible that he will aim for the independent voters, and would rather not be seen with the more conservative branch of the GOP.
Let's hope he's not playing it safe. In most elections, that's good enough to win it. But 2012 is a year for being bold. If Romney moves to the middle, he runs the risk of losing to someone like Ron Paul, who doesn't know the meaning of safe.