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Should Romney Apologize for Romneycare?

grannylake Wrote: Jul 10, 2012 8:10 AM
Why should he. He was the Governor of Massachusetts. As the Governor, he presented the program, it did not depends on tax dollars, and it was approved and put into effect. If the people of MA didn't like the program they could move to another state. Should the people of America who don't like Obamacare have to leave America or try to get the program overturned?
MoonYogert Wrote: Jul 10, 2012 8:22 AM
EXACTLY! People say they are conservative and they are for states rights but then they say RomneyCare was a mistake for Massachusetts. The bill was passed by the Democratic state house after they butchered it with liberal additions. Romney could have vetoed it but the Dems had the majority to overturn it. Istead, Romney showed, once again, great leadership for the state...FOR THE STATE! At the Federal level, he will lead a Republican majority with the interests of the country as a whole in mind. If he doesn't then that doesn't seem like a self serving man to me because he will be held accountable and another one term proposition is what we are observing.
robinsky2 Wrote: Jul 10, 2012 10:22 AM
Thanks Michael...what you posted makes more sense with what happened in Mass...
It's always been a challenge for Mitt Romney to explain the differences between Romneycare and Obamacare. The two programs share a lot of the same features -- mandate, penalties, subsidies, exchanges and others. Romney has consistently argued that those provisions are acceptable, even good, at the state level, but not acceptable, and in some cases not even constitutional, at the federal level.

The problem isn't just that Romney frequently finds himself making detailed explanations, which is never a good thing in politics. The problem is that it always sounds a little odd to voters for Romney to say that when he...

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