Tea party activists vow to stay home on Election Day

Though Mitt Romney has sewn up the Republican presidential nomination, some tea party activists remain unconvinced of his conservative credentials and plan to abstain in November.

“I have heard from various folks in the tea party that they would rather stay home,” said Ana Puig, the state director of FreedomWorks, a conservative activist training group. “I’m hearing that from people all over the country and on Facebook.”

The Romney rejection stems from the deeply held belief by many conservatives that the former Massachusetts governor is really a moderate wolf

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