Mitt Romney Hypocrisy Countdown: Two Days From “My Own Preference” to “What’s Best for Society”

Mitt Romney: 'I'll be better than Ted Kennedy for gay rights'“‘My view is that marriage itself is a relationship between a man and a woman and that’s my own preference,’ Romney told reporters in Oklahoma.”

— Elise Foley
Mitt Romney: Marriage Between A Man And A Woman Is ‘My Own Preference’
Huffington Post, May 9, 2012

“Mitt Romney claimed Thursday during an interview that his opposition to same-sex marriage has nothing to do with his religious beliefs.

“‘As a society, I think we’re better off if we encourage the establishment of homes with a mother and a father,’ Romney told KETV’s Rob McCartney after a speech in Omaha.

“Asked if religion played into his opposition, Romney replied, ‘I indicated that’s based entirely upon a civil understanding of the needs of a society like our own.’

“‘So it doesn’t have any weight?’ McCartney asked.

“‘It’s not a religious decision,’ Romney said. ‘It’s based upon what I believe is right for the nation and the building of strong generations for our future.’”

— Ariel Edwards-Levy
Mitt Romney: Gay Marriage Opposition ‘Not A Religious Decision’
Huffington Post, May 11, 2012

We’re running a big batch of special posts on Mitt Romney’s flip-flops & other appalling examples of hypocrisy from now until all polls close Tuesday night. Add your own on Twitter using the hashtag #RomneyHypocrisy (and feel free to re-tweet ours)!

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