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Kaus: Romney Will Flip-Flop Again On Immigration
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January 16, 2012, 06:35 PM
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Flipper MittMitt Romney has flip-flopped so often on so  many issues that his political opponents took to having him followed around by a man in a dolphin suit ("Flipper," get it?). Last night I blogged on some conservative approval of Romney`s current immigration postitions. Here`s neo-liberal Mickey Kaus, not so trusting of Romney:

Will Mitt Flip Again? Many smart Republicans are convinced Mitt Romney won’t change his new, conservative positions back to his old, less-conservative positions after the November election. I agree. I think he’ll change them before the November election. On at least one issue, anyway. On immigration, I fully expect a post-Tampa “pivot” to a message that dangles the prospect of near-term amnesty in front of the Latino voters for whom it is supposedly a central concern. The sort of advisers a moderate like Romney has will surely recommend this. It’s a big mistake, of course: the only way to really remove the incentive for illegal border crossing is to first kill the idea that there will always be an amnesty down the road somewhere. Which means no dangling! [More]…