29 Nov '11, 3am

Mitt vs. Mitt, flip-flopping on climate change and much else

Mitt vs. Mitt, flip-flopping on climate change and much else

A new ad from the Democratic National Committee is pummeling Mitt Romney for his extensive record of flip-floppery on global warming and so much more: The sense that Romney will say anything to get elected has dogged him ever since he started running for president some seven or eight years ago. Image: ylangredleo73 That strategy backfired on Sunday when the Manchester, N.H., Union Leader , the biggest and most influential newspaper in the first primary state, endorsed Newt Gingrich and poured scorn on Romney. The paper didn't name Romney directly, but it didn't need to: "We would rather back someone with whom we may sometimes disagree than one who tells us what he thinks we want to hear." Here's Romney in his 2010 book No Apology and at a June 2011 town hall in New Hampshire : "I believe that climate change is occurring -- the reduction in the size of global ice caps is ha...

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