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Further Proof Romney Supported a National Individual Mandate In 2009
RedState.com ^ | March 3rd, 2012 | Erick Erickson

Posted on 04/20/2012 11:55:19 AM PDT by SoConPubbie

As I mentioned yesterday, back in 2009 Mitt Romney took to the pages of USA Today to tell President Obama that as he came up with a healthcare plan he should consider using “tax penalties” as Massachusetts did or “tax credits, as others have proposed” to help cover the costs of health care.

The “tax penalties” is Mitt Romney’s individual mandate, a key portion the Obama Administration has credited all along as having been embraced in Obamacare.

Since pointing out yesterday that, in his own words, Mitt Romney supported a national individual mandate, his supporters have gone totally insane on twitter fully denying and trying to spin their way out of this story. Despite Romney’s own words in his editorial, Mitt Romney’s supporters are denying Romney’s own words.

But Romney did not just write an op-ed. He went on Meet the Press too. You can hear Mitt Romney on Meet the Press recommend the President take one of two approaches in formulating health care.

The first approach Romney suggests is Romneycare, which Mitt Romney now claims was never intended to be a model for the nation.

The second approach Romney suggests is the Wyden-Bennett health reform measure then pending in the United States Senate. Wyden-Bennett, like Romneycare, contained an individual mandate.

In other words, skipping the diplomatic phrasing of some, Mitt Romney lies each time he says he never supported a national individual mandate.


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
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And the Un-Masking of Mitt Romney, the left-wing, Progressive Liberal, continues . . .
 
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1 posted on 04/20/2012 11:55:28 AM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: SoConPubbie

well that settles it. I’m voting for Obama...


2 posted on 04/20/2012 12:47:33 PM PDT by VaRepublican (I would propagate taglines but I don't know how. But bloggers do.)
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