This is not to suggest that Romney should aspire to megalomania of Newtonian proportions.
In the Newtonian world, people only care about what he says; the rules are to be followed by the rest of us.
However, there is a Newtonian opposite to the base, and it's called swing voters--wing voters vs. swing voters, if you will.
Remember the Newtonian rule of power politics: for every interest that wants X, there is an opposing interest that wants Not X.
This supposition was at variance with the Newtonian theory, which, however, was universally regarded as the correct one.
One is termed the Newtonian theory, and the other the Huygenean.
It frequently happens that a Moonite accidentally falls into this monster Newtonian chasm.
The Newtonian theory, then, is not to be considered as wrong, but in the light of a first approximation.
This "disguised Newtonian treatise" was used at Yale till 1744.
Then, too, Newtonian science buttressed the principle of natural rights.