Skip to comments.Green donors bet on Romney flip-flop
Posted on 03/05/2012 8:41:33 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach
Will Mitt Romney flip-flop on climate change if hes elected president?
Some big donors are betting on it.
Romney and his super PAC have taken millions from funders with strong green streaks despite the fact that the former Massachusetts governor has run to the right in the primary, proclaiming doubts about global-warming science and trashing President Barack Obamas greenhouse gas emissions policies.
Julian Robertson, founder of the Tiger Management hedge fund, helped put cap-and-trade legislation on the map with $60 million in contributions over the past decade to the Environmental Defense Fund.
Now, Robertson has given $1.25 million to Romneys Restore our Future super PAC, plus the maximum $2,500 to the Romney campaign.
Other green-minded financial backers may not be giving as much as Robertson, but they still share the view that climate-change science and a solid environmental agenda wouldnt be a lost cause if Romney won the White House.
My feeling is that on these issues that people learn, said former Gov. Thomas Kean (R-N.J.), who maxed out last fall to Romney with a $2,500 check. And my hope is, as time goes on, he will understand that not everybody agrees on how you deal with these issues, but I hope he will agree with 99 percent of the scientists who believe this is an issue that we have to deal with.
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Speaking of Greens. Why isn’t the media covering the Green Communist Party’s candidate this year?
Not a chance. Carbon-cretin legislation would die in the Senate.
Geez...This and Romney care would be no better than staying with Obama.
Not news to us ‘Romney the flip-flopper’ detesters.
H/T to Hot Air for this.
What a crap-show of an election cycle. It is audacious, even of the DC elite, to line up behind Romney as the standard bearer in a year like this. More than lining up for Mitt, their unified attacks on everyone but Mitt is sickening. It started with the pouncing on Perry within seconds out of the gate before he even got accustomed to the race.
I will begrudgingly vote for whoever the nominee is, but I have recognized for three years how flawed Romney is in a race with a community agitating class warrior like Obama.
Hmm, betting on Romney flip-flopping? Sounds like the smart money to me.
Based upon his liberal record, that looks like a good bet.
Who would of thought a GOP Congress would pass the largest expansion of entitlements since LBJ and the biggest power grab of the Federal Gov’t in education since Jimmy created the Dept of Educations? My bet Romney as the “GOP” leader would be able to shove this down the throat of Congress.
I think people know that Romney is the white Obama and he won’t change anything
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