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Romney was for "Obamacare" before he was against it....

......before he was both for AND against it at the same time, even in the same interview.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/09/mitt-romney-obamacare-_n_1868385.html

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney said on Sunday that if he were elected president he would keep portions of President Barack Obama's signature health care law, a seemingly abrupt turn on an early campaign promise.

"Well, I'm not getting rid of all of health care reform," the former Massachusetts governor said in an interview with NBC's "Meet the Press." "Of course there are a number of things that I like in health care reform that I'm going to put in place. One is to make sure that those with pre-existing conditions can get coverage. Two is to assure that the marketplace allows for individuals to have policies that cover their family up to whatever age they might like. I also want individuals to be able to buy insurance, health insurance, on their own as opposed to only being able to get it on a tax advantage basis through their company."

The comments mark the latest chapter in Romney's tortured history with respect to federal health care reform. The Republican presidential nominee once envisioned the health care plan he passed in Massachusetts as a model for the nation. As a candidate for president in 2012, however, he has pledged to repeal the entirety of Obama's Affordable Care Act, a law very much based on Romney's Mass-Care model.

In his "Meet the Press" interview, Romney again pledged repeal of the law. But the suggestion that he would pass some of its individual provisions later in his term complicates that pledge.


The man changes positions more often than a porn star!

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And that's just another reason

I'm not really for either of these guys. I just see Romney as the least harmful to America.

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It sounds to me....

......like the only part of the law he (currently) wants to get rid of is the individual mandate, which is the primary source of funding for the rest of it.

But....the interview was two days ago. Who knows where he stands on it now.

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