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Mitt Defends His Mass Record

By on 1.30.08 | 7:29PM

For voters who aren't going to go back and check every detail, I think Romney did a good job of deflecting McCain's criticisms of his Massachusetts record. But his defense of his health care plan was ludicrous. He blames the fact that it is now over budget on his Democratic successors, but that is precisely the problem with government initiated universal healthcare--one its law, it's going to become more costly and intrusive. Furthermore, Romney signed the healthcare plan months after he announced he wasn't going to seek reelection--so he knew that he'd be handing the state over to a Democrat, and it didn't stop him.

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