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    Within 48 hours, Romney flip-flopped on the mandate: now it’s a tax, not a penalty
A couple of days ago I posted that on Monday, the Romney campaign was in agreement with the President that the health care mandate was a penalty and not a tax. I also said:“Of course this opinion can (and probably will) change at any minute, so prepare to shake the Etch-A-Sketch.”
It took an entire 48 hours, as Raw Story reports: “Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Wednesday reversed his campaign’s position that mandates to buy health care are a “penalty” and not a “tax,” telling CBS News that “the majority of the [Supreme Court] has said it is a tax, and therefore it is a tax.” “They have spoken,” he said. “There’s no way around that.” Romney’s new position is the exact opposite of what the campaign was saying on Monday.”
Raw Story also helpfully points out one important difference between Romneycare and Obamacare:
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    Within 48 hours, Romney flip-flopped on the mandate: now it’s a tax, not a penalty

    A couple of days ago I posted that on Monday, the Romney campaign was in agreement with the President that the health care mandate was a penalty and not a tax. I also said:“Of course this opinion can (and probably will) change at any minute, so prepare to shake the Etch-A-Sketch.”

    It took an entire 48 hours, as Raw Story reports“Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Wednesday reversed his campaign’s position that mandates to buy health care are a “penalty” and not a “tax,” telling CBS News that “the majority of the [Supreme Court] has said it is a tax, and therefore it is a tax.” “They have spoken,” he said. “There’s no way around that.” Romney’s new position is the exact opposite of what the campaign was saying on Monday.”

    Raw Story also helpfully points out one important difference between Romneycare and Obamacare:

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      Hmmmm maybe we could swiftboat his assfor being such a “flip-flopper”… oh.. ooops… I forgot, he never fought. He ran to...
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      This moron would be better off keeping his mouth shut instead of constantly talking and proving to all of us what a fool...
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      48 hours? Is it too much to ask for some long-term consistency? Well, Romney already answered that for me with an...
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