Romney campaign aide claims auto bailout was Romney's idea

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    No, this isn't from 'The Onion'.

    One of Mitt Romney's top advisers said Saturday that President Obama's decision to bailout Chrysler and General Motors was actually Romney's idea.

    "[Romney's] position on the bailout was exactly what President Obama followed. I know it infuriates them to hear that," Eric Fehrnstrom, senior adviser to the Romney campaign, said.

    "The only economic success that President Obama has had is because he followed Mitt Romney's advice."


    Romney campaign aide claims auto bailout was Romney's idea - The Hill's Ballot Box

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    I think Romney is simply addicted to flip-flopping.
     
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    Oh my freaking god. Now granted, Romney himself didn't come up with that WHOPPER of a tale...but has he disputed it?
     
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    If you understand what Mitt meant by what he said, it is not a flip flop at all...

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTLWI3wGvJ4&feature=relmfu]CNN: Mitt Romney "The bailouts were a mistake" - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    The problem for Romney here is that if he tries to make himself indistinguishable from Obama on the major issues,

    he's going to push the race towards personality, charisma, and likeability,

    where he loses on all counts.
     
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    Gosh, Mitt and his financial executive skills are just too darn White and Nerdy...

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    Correspondents' Dinner: Obama targets Romney, GOP at 'nerd prom' - latimes.com
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    Correspondents' Dinner: Obama targets Romney, GOP at 'nerd prom'

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    Romney: 'It's still about the economy, and we're not stupid'
    Romney: 'It's still about the economy, and we're not stupid' - latimes.com
     
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    Willard's camp seems to be trying to take credit for GM's success. It's really sad...especially when their flip-flopping candidate actually penned an OP ED called "Let Detroit Go Bankrupt"...
     
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    but, but, but, that doesn't align w/ the Fox/am radio talking- points against the bailout.
     
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    the more he tries to please the VAST majority of the voters the more dishonest he looks too.

    You have a great point here.
     
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    No kidding..That's the whole point...they did not take Mitt's advice..they gave GM the billions of dollars in bailout money...and THEN they ended up doing what Mitt had suggested in the first place..they went bankrupt anyway.
     

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