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    Obama Camp Blasts Romney as Flip-Flopper

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    Is this a preview of what’s to come? President Obama’s reelection campaign went after 2012 Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney on Wednesday for demeaning Obama’s tax proposal as “a little Band-aid” during Tuesday night’s debate. David Axelrod, a senior strategist from Obama’s camp, told reporters on a conference call that Romney’s preference for permanent changes to the tax code would inevitably hurt the middle class. Digging deeper, he argued that Romney often flip-flops on his policies: “It’s consistent with a guy who ran for governorship and the Senate in Massachusetts as a pro-choice moderate… to the guy you see today hard after the Tea Party vote…”

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