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Overview Video of Mitt Romney's Flip Flops
Mitt Romney Flip Flopping on Various Important Issues Thanks to whichmitt.com for a lot of the video clips and the effort that went into putting them together. A lot of the quotes come from mittromneyflipflops.com, thanks for putting the list together.
Mitt Romney on Immigration
'Those... paying taxes and not taking government benefits should begin a process toward application for citizenship.'
'Amnesty only led to more people coming into the country.'
Mitt Romney on Roe v. Wade / Abortion
'I respect and will protect a woman's right to choose.'
'I never really called myself pro-choice.'
'Roe v. Wade has gone too far.'
'I believe that since Roe v. Wade has been the law for 20 years we should sustain and support it.'
Mitt Romney on Health Care
'I like mandates. The mandates work.'
'I think it's unconstitutional on the 10th Amendment front.'
'If Massachusetts succeeds in implementing it, then that will be a model for the nation.'
'What works in one state may not be the answer for another.'
Mitt Romney on Ronald Reagan
'I'm not trying to return to Reagan-Bush.'
'Ronald Reagan is... my hero.'
For more information read "I'm Not Trying to Return to Reagan-Bush!" and "Deroy Murdock: Romney is like Reagan: an actor".
Mitt Romney on Payroll Tax Cut
'I believe the tax on capital gains should be zero.'
'It's a tax cut for fat cats.'
Mitt Romney on Climate Change
'My view is that we don't know what's causing climate change on this planet.'
'I believe the world is getting warmer, and I believe that humans have contributed to that.'
'These carbon emission limits will provide real and immediate progress.'
'Republicans should never abandon pro-growth conservative principles in an effort to embrace the ideas of Al Gore.'
Mitt Romney on the Recovery Act / Stimulus / Bailouts / TARP
'The TARP program... was nevertheless necessary to keep banks from collapsing in a cascade of failures.'
'When government is... bailing out banks... we have every good reason to be alarmed.'
'The all-Democrat stimulus that was passed in early 2009 will accelerate the timing of the start of the recovery...'
'The all-Democrat stimulus passed in early 2009 has been a failure.'
'I'm going to take burdens off the back of the auto industry.'
'Detroit needs a turnaround, not a check.'
Mitt Romney on Stem Cell Research
'I will work and fight for stem cell research.'
'In the end, I became persuaded that the stem-cell debate was grounded in a false premise.'
Mitt Romney on Muslim Cabinet Members
'Based on the numbers of American Muslims... I cannot see that a cabinet position would be justified.'
'A person should not be elected because of his faith nor should he be rejected because of his faith.'
Mitt Romney of the Gun Control / the NRA
'I don't line up with the NRA.'
'I'm a member of the [NRA].'
Mitt Romney on Hunting
'I've been a hunter pretty much all my life.'
'Any description of my being a hunter is an overstatement of capability.'
Mitt Romney on Campaign Finance Reform
'I would like to have campaign spending limits.'
'The American people should be free to advocate for their candidates and their positions without burdensome limitations.'
Mitt Romney on Being a Conservative
'Relative to the leading candidates, some people see me as being more conservative.'
'I'm not the most conservative candidate.'
Mitt Romney on the Minimum Wage
'I think the minimum wage ought to keep pace with inflation.'
'There's no question raising the minimum wage excessively causes a loss of jobs.'
Mitt Romney on Seeing Martin Luther King March
'I saw my father march with Martin Luther King.'
'I did not see it with my own eyes.'
Mitt Romney on Social Security
'I'm not in favor of privatizing Social Security or making cuts.'
'Social Security's the easiest and that's because you can give people a personal account.'
Mitt Romney Flip Flopping on Being a Flip Flopper
'I'm a strong believer in stating your position and not wavering.'
'I changed my position.'
Mitt Romney on Dog Kennel on Top of Car
'This is a completely airtight kennel mounted on the top of our car.'
'They're not happy that my dog loves fresh air.'
Mitt Romney on Catching Ben Laden
'It's not worth moving heaven and earth spending billions of dollars just trying to catch one person.'
'He's going to pay, and he will die.'
Mitt Romney on Fannie and Freddie