With Rudy Giuliani taking aim at RomneyCare for imposing an individual mandate, Team Romney hits back by saying that Giuliani doesn’t even have a specific healthcare plan, only “a vision.” They also hit Giuliani for statements he made on his radio show as mayor, in which he had positive things to say about HillaryCare in 1994:
Flashback: Mayor Giuliani Supported HillaryCare In 1994:
In 1994, Mayor Giuliani Praised The Clinton Health Care Plan As “Doing Some Pretty Good Things.” ” In 1994, Mr. Giuliani … saluted the Clinton health care plan as ‘doing some pretty good things’ and boasted that New York offered ‘universal health care,’ not least for illegal immigrants. ‘Isn’t it better they get some humane treatment for themselves?’ Mr. Giuliani told a caller.” (Michael Powell, “Giuliani Pulled No Punches On The Radio,” The New York Times, 10/5/07)
Giuliani spokeswoman Katie Levinson responds:
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