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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
Mitt Romney unwittingly lets slip a quote for the ages: “What I said is not what I believe”
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Daniel Larison of The American Conservative has an INTERESTING TAKE on the quote in the headline above:

The funny thing about this quote is how often his defenders and supporters would use this same argument during the election to protect him against criticism. Romney supporters often relied on his record as a famously unprincipled political weather-vane to defend him against any substantive criticism of what he said during the campaign on the grounds that he didn’t or couldn’t “really” believe it. Since Romney couldn’t be trusted, it was taken for granted that he never said what he “really” believed, and ...

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