Saturday, 03 March 2012 11:07
October Surprise For Romney On Health Care Individual Mandates
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romneyDid the October Surprise come eight minutes too early for the man who his Republican opponents have long called the "FlipFlopper"?

According to the Red State, On the campaign trail now, Mitt Romney says the individual mandate is appropriate for Massachusetts, but not the nation. Repeatedly in debates, Romney has said he opposes a national individual mandate.

But back in 2009, as Barack Obama was formulating his healthcare vision for the country, Mitt Romney encouraged him publicly to use an individual mandate. In his op-ed, Governor Romney suggested that the federal government learn from Massachusetts how to make healthcare available for all. One of those things was “Using tax penalties, as we did, or tax credits, as others have proposed, encourages “free riders” to take responsibility for themselves rather than pass their medical costs on to others.”

Are those the same individual mandates in which the Mittster said he opposed and as late as recently as this week, said he would repeal “Obamacare”?

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By the way, Happy October.

by Stephen Sabludowsky, Publisher of Bayoubuzz.com 

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