That's former Republican Minnesota Senator Norm Coleman, "a top Romney surrogate," laughing at gullible "right-to-lifers" who seem to think that Mitt Romney is on their side RE abortion. Coleman told a crowd of Jewish voters in Ohio yesterday:
“President Bush was president eight years, Roe v. Wade wasn’t reversed. He had two Supreme Court picks, Roe v. Wade wasn’t reversed. It’s not going to be reversed.”Sen. Coleman made that comment in response to a question “regarding what he would say to voters who are worried about the influence of religious conservatives on the Republican Party.” Well, they should worry.
Romney is previously on record this way (not that being "on record" is anything binding for this particular slippery eel):
“My view is that the Supreme Court should reverse Roe v. Wade and send back to the states the responsibility for deciding whether it is legal or not.”
But ... never mind! Romney needs to win Ohio, and as we all know by now, he'll do or say -- or have his surrogates say -- anything to accomplish that goal.
Though ... get ready for the inevitable whiplash of the Romney campaign disavowing Sen. Coleman's comment. So believe what's most convenient about this curious etch-a-sketch Republican presidential candidate, and I'm sure he'll break his neck to please you.