Taxes key to Mitt Romney's '04 pitch to Standard & Poor's

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    Taxes key to Mitt Romney's '04 pitch to Standard & Poor's - Ben Smith - POLITICO.com

    Of course, there is much more to this story so feel free to read more after the jump. Personally, I would say this wouldn't surprise me one bit.
     
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    I guess its safe to assume Romney has your support/vote then? :eusa_whistle:
     
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    Nope. He came out recently and said he's against any plan that opens the door to higher taxes or defense cuts. Clearly Candidate Romney and Governor Romney have two different opinions on this issue.
     
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    So the point of this thread was what?

    Like pointing out "raising the debt ceiling is a sign of failed leadership" only to ask for it to be raised later?
     
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    The point of this thread is I'm wondering what has changed in seven years. After all, if it worked in Massachusetts in 2004, why not now in 2011?

    Are all you going to do in this thread is defend Romney or do you actually have something to say on the topic?
     
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    Perhaps because....................MASSACHUSETTS IS NOT AMERICA and its needs differ from that of the ENTIRE COUNTRY???????

    But, per your request I will let your pointless drivel thread drop like a rock
     
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    I never said that Massachusetts is America. However, governors usually take successful policies with them on the campaign trail. Romney however seems to be pandering to the base by saying no new taxes and no defense cuts.
     
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    And we all know republicans never lie about what they will do once elected.
     
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    We should care about this because...

    I can't think of a reason.
     
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    He points to it as a past success. He's not seeking to replicate that success.

    Not openly, anyway. In reality, I don't think a post-primary Romney will be all that bad.
     

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