George Romney’s 1964 letter to Barry Goldwater

Expressed concern about Goldwater’s apparent embrace of an early ‘Southern Strategy’ reaching out to Southern segregationists

This comes via Andrew Sullivan’s blog. It is a letter written late in 1964 (and published in 1966 by the New York Times) by George Romney, then governor of Michigan, to GOP presidential candidate Barry Goldwater, explaining why he would not endorse him in that election. Among the reasons he …