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FLASHBACK: In His Book, Romney Attacked Obama’s Foreign Policy For Appeasing Qaddafi

By Guest Contributor on October 20, 2011 at 1:51 pm

"FLASHBACK: In His Book, Romney Attacked Obama’s Foreign Policy For Appeasing Qaddafi"


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Our guest blogger is Elon Green, a freelance writer living in Brooklyn.

Earlier this year, Mitt Romney was criticized for omitting a passage from the paperback edition of his book, No Apology. The passage about health care reform suggested that Massachusetts’ reforms could be replicated nationwide.

Now that Col. Muammar Qaddafi has been killed by his own people, Romney may want to consider redacting another section of his book which claimed that Obama was trying to coddle Qaddafi:

Upon hearing news of Qaddafi’s death today, Romney snidely remarked, “It’s about time.” As ABC’s Jake Tapper notes, Romney has been “all over the Libyan map” with his constantly changing positions, but “the one consistency has been criticism of President Obama.”

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