“I can tell you what my position is, which is — and it’s in a very narrowly defined sphere — which is, as candidate for governor and as governor of Massachusetts,” Romney said, “what I said to people was that I personally did not favor abortion, that I am personally pro-life. However, as governor, I would not change the laws of the commonwealth relating to abortion."Profiles in candor" shamelessly stolen from Ruth Marcus.
“Now I don’t try and put a bow around that and say, what does that mean you are? Does that mean you’re pro-life or pro-choice? Because that whole package, meaning I’m personally pro-life but I won’t change the laws, you could describe that as — I don’t think you can describe it in one hyphenated word.”
Thursday, August 02, 2012
Profiles in Candor: MA Governor Romney on Abortion
In her blog last night, Ruth Marcus at the WaPo has a priceless Romney quote from 2005,when Dan Balz of the WaPo asked the Governor of Massachusetts, Mitt Romney, his views on abortion,