CPAC Feature Article by Flint Engleman
McDonnell continued his delivery stating, "Fiscal conservatism works!" He mentioned how former Governor Tim Kaine left him a '5 billion dollar present.' McDonnell stated that he balanced the books in Virginia by applying the fiscal control and cost cutting principles of classic conservatism. Virginia now has a substantial surplus.
He continued by saying, "It is time for results oriented conservatism in the White House." Closing his remarks with his support of Mitt Romney for President. Stating how the 'can do' attitude and strong pro-capitalist principles of Romney can lead the country into economic prosperity.
Governor McDonnell spoke for 12 minutes and just prior to Presidential candidate Rick Santorum (R).