Thursday, October 11, 2012

UK: Pandering to the right...pandering to the middle...pandering to the right again....

The Guardian

Romney's abortion comments leave campaign scrambling to unify ticket

Remarks made by candidate that appear to soften stance on abortion highlight discrepancy with running mate's position

In the wake of a Romney interview with the Des Moines Register newspaper in which he said his agenda included no legislation to restrict abortion, his campaign team launched a damage limitation exercise to assure conservative voters that he remained staunchly pro-life.
Within hours of the comments being published on Tuesday, Romney's campaign insisted that he was against abortion, telling the conservative National Review Online that Romney "would, of course, support legislation aimed at providing greater protections for life.

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