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SCOT LEHIGH

Romney’s look back: More deflection than reflection

It’s not often that anyone in my household declares: The one thing I absolutely, positively have to do this weekend is watch “Fox News Sunday.” But this past weekend was one of those times. Why? Because Mitt Romney was finally emerging from his post-campaign cocoon to sit down with Chris Wallace.

As someone who liked the progressive Romney who ran for the US Senate in 1994 and the moderate Romney who campaigned for governor in 2002, only to be nonplussed when he began systematically jettisoning principles and positions preparatory to running nationally, I was genuinely curious.

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