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Romney’s Fiscal Flip-Flop
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I hadn’t realized that Mitt Romney declined to publicly support the Bush tax cuts in 2003. He now vociferously supports extending the tax cuts, of course. Those positions aren’t entirely incompatible (he could argue, for example, he was worried that the ’03 cuts would lead to damaging tax hikes down the road, and he’s now determined to make sure that doesn’t happen). But Romney’s biggest liability is the perception of political opportunism, and this would seem to reinforce that.

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