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I hate Obamacare but I also don't approve of a shutdown.
Ahhh, good old Mittens appears to be against a government shutdown.

But he also happens to approve of Senator Ted Cruz's recent overlong speaking tactic in the U.S. Senate:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/...

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Friday that he disagreed with the House tactics to try to tie the Affordable Care Act to passing the continuing resolution to fund the government, which expires at the end of the month.

"We're more effective tactically not to use a shutdown of some kind to pursue the ... anti-Obamacare objective. I don't think that will be as effective," Romney said, as quoted by CNN. He added that he preferred a one-year delay to the individual mandate or getting more House and Senate Republicans elected to repeal the law, though he also gave Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) credit for his "quasi filibuster."

Yeah, Romney certainly seems to be willing to take any opportunity to try to appear diplomatic but note he also argues the following:

Yes, Romney believes there should be a one-year delay of Obamacare or start electing more Republicans in the House and the Senate so action can be taken.

Good luck with that argument Mittens!

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