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Washington Monthly: Race to the flip-flop

“Romney told a Florida audience on Wednesday that he supports many of the provisions in President Obama’s “Race to the Top” education reform policy. Last night, just a day later, Romney denied supporting “any particular program” in the president’s policy. The clip, from American Bridge, highlights the contradicting positions plainly — what Romney was for on Wednesday he was against on Thursday.

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The point, though, is the ugly habit Romney has of taking one position on an issue and then soon after taking the exact opposite position. In this case, the 180-degree turn on education policy took literally just one day.

And then Romney has the chutzpah to boast, “I stand by my positions”?Seriously?

I can vaguely understand how Romney became a leading presidential candidate. How anyone trusts his word, however, remains a mystery to me.”

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