TEN Outrageous Positions That Mitt Romney Can’t Erase
Yesterday, Mitt Romney’s top adviser, Eric Fehrnstrom, explained the Romney campaign’s strategy for the general election: try and erase all of Romney’s extreme right-wing positions. Watch it:
HOST: Is there a concern that Santorum and Gingrich might force the governor to tack so far to the right it would hurt him with moderate voters in the general election?
FEHRNSTROM: Well, I think you hit a reset button for the fall campaign. Everything changes. It’s almost like an Etch A Sketch. You can kind of shake it up and restart all of over again.
Here’s ten outrageous positions that Mitt Romney won’t be able to shake off no matter how hard he tries.
Mitt Romney supports…
- ending Medicare in order to pay for tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans and corporations.
- slashing Social Security in order to pay for tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans and corporations.
- a tax cut package FOUR TIMES larger than the Bush tax cuts that slashes taxes on the wealthy and corporations by trillions of dollars while raising them on the poorest Americans.
- extreme anti-immigrant laws in states across the country and he has promised to veto the DREAM Act.
- ending funding for cancer screenings for low-income women and wants to “get rid of” Planned Parenthood funding.
- the extreme Blunt amendment that would put your boss in your bedroom — and in between you and your doctor.
- repealing new rules that crackdown on Wall Street oil speculators and wants to let the banks go back to playing by their own set of rules.
Mitt Romney opposed…
- saving the American auto industry.
- the strategy that killed Osama bin Laden.
- finally bringing the Iraq War to a responsible end.
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