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Mitt Romney the healthcare 10ther — will Republicans buy it?
Los Angeles Times

Mitt Romney has much explaining to do about his on-the-record support for liberal causes — affirmative action and legalized abortion, just to name two — if he hopes to fend off any conservative insurgency on his way to facing President Obama in the 2012 general election. From that standpoint, the darkest blemish on his record will no doubt be the healthcare reform bill he signed into law in 2006 while governor of Massachusetts, a program similar to Obamacare in that it levies tax penalties on those who willfully go uninsured, among other things.