What bothers people about Romney is that, on the issue that the Republicans want to make a central issue in the campaign, Obamacare, Romney can't make the argument that any other Republican can make, which is the argument that the individual mandate is wrong on principle because it's socialistic. We know that he signed and supported an individual mandate in Massachusetts.
Kevin Drum believes that "if Romney wins and Republicans gain control of the Senate, Obamacare is toast." Ezra Klein goes further: [I]f Mitt Romney wins the election and Republicans take control of the Senate, they should repeal the... Read Post
One of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's campaign promises is that he will do everything he can to repeal the Affordable Care Act, aka "Obamacare." But Romney hasn't always been so opposed to the ideas behind "Obamacar... Read Post