Michael Tomasky, chalking Romney’s success last night up to the adoption (or re-adoption) of a moderate political ideology. In returning to his circa-2002 policy positions, Romney “disavowed or contradicted virtually everything he’s been saying for the past 18 months,” Tomasky says, citing Romney’s stated positions on preexisting conditions, taxes, Medicaid and school funding. source (via shortformblog)
YES. THIS. Watching the debate, it’s all I could think about. (Well, that and the fact that Obama seemed unprepared). Romney got up and debated for a completely different platform than he’s been running on for the last year and a half.