1. Google Iowa 2008 GOP primary.
2. Look at the wikipedia link.
3. Look at Romney’s counties.
4. Repeat 1-3 but substitute New Hampshire for Iowa.
Did you notice a trend? He has a problem competing in wide areas of geographical voting blocks. This fact translates into a narrow appeal among voters. In order to win in Iowa and New Hampshire, you MUST appeal to a wide geographical area. Romney competes like a democrat. But then again, isn’t he more like one?