THE ROMNEY VIDEOS: What Mitt Romney hopes conservatives will never see . . .
Running for MA Governor: "My views are progressive."
Mitt Romney: "I think people recognize that I'm not a partisan Republican, that I'm someone who is moderate, and that my views are progressive."
Romney's views are "Like an Etch-a-Sketch"
Mitt Romney's press spokesman Eric Fehrnstrom: "I think you hit a re-set button for the fall campaign. Everything changes. It's almost like an Etch-A-Sketch. You shake it up and we start all over again."
Romney's DC Money Hunt
Mitt Romney: "I'm a big believer in getting the money where the money is. And the money is in Washington!"
Mitt Romney: "I will preserve and protect a woman's right to choose and am dedicated to honoring my word in this regard."
Mitt Romney: "Look, I ws an independent under Reagan-Bush. I'm not trying to return to Reagan-Bush."
Mitt Romney: "At the end of that period, registering to become a citizen...and paying a fee are things that are being considered and I think those are reasonable proposals"
Mitt Romney: "We do have tough gun laws in Massachusetts. I support them. I won't chip away at them."
Romney: "I feel that all people should be allowed to participate in the Boy Scouts regardless of their sexual orientation."
Mass. Health Care bill - partnering with Ted Kennedy
Romney: "Senator Kennedy, together we pitched the secretaries on our visions to insure all our citizens and on the need for federal support. His work was absolutely essential."
Health Care mandates
Fox News Bret Baier: "You did say on camera, at times you thought it would be a model for the nation." Romney: "You're wrong, Bret. No, no, Bret."
Health Care - predicts nationwide mandates!
Romney: "Those who follow the path that we pursued will find that it's the best path. And we'll end up with a nation that's taken a mandate approach."
Health Care - RomneyCare vs ObamaCare
White House spokesman: "It's ironic that Romney is criticizing the President for pursuing a policy that is virtually identical to the one he had."
Mitt Romney pans the Contract with America
Romney: "In my view, it is not a good idea to go into a contract like what was organized by the Republican Party in Washington."
(October 27,1994, 5 days before Republicans win the US House!)
"Severely conservative governor"
Romney: "I was a SEVERELY CONSERVATIVE Republican Governor.
Climate change flip-flop
Romney #1: "I believe that the world is getting warmer. I be-
lieve humans contribute to that."
Romney #2: "We don't know what's causing climate change...and the idea of spending trillions of dollars to reduce CO2 emissions is not the right course.
National Rifle Association (NRA)
Romney: "I don't line up with the NRA."
Martin Luther King
Romney: "I saw my father march with Martin Luther King."
Martin Luther King -
Romney pulls a Clinton
(The meaning of "saw") Romney: "I've tried to be as accurate as I can be . . . If you look in the dictionary, the term "saw" includes being aware of...I did not see it with my own eyes."