Romney 11/22/05: For and against climate pact on same day
The Internet is an astonishing thing: this evening the the entirety of the book of research into Mitt Romney's record, as compiled by the staff for his bitter GOP rival John McCain's staff in 2008, hit the intertubes.
The 200-page document included this gem of a flip-flop on climate change, as reported in the Boston Globe:
Romney Changed Positions On Regional Agreement Within Span Of One Day.
“At a clean-energyconference in Boston on Nov. 7, Romney sounded exuberant about the Northeast state [climate change] agreement, saying in his speech that it was ‘a great thing for the Commonwealth.’ ‘We can effectively create incentives to help stimulate asector of the economy and at the same time not kill jobs,’ he said.
Later that day, however, Romney outlined to reporters several fears he had about the proposed agreement.”
(Beth Daley and Scott Helman, “Romney Doubts Seen Delaying Emissions Pact,”
[The Boston Globe — 11/22/05]