The Boston Globe posted the full text of Mitt Romney’s letter to the Log Cabin Republicans in 1994 while running against Kennedy. The Globe also posted the actual letter(pdf). Gasp, Romney’s Senate Campaign letterhead has a Cambridge address!
“As a result of our discussions and other interactions with gay and lesbian voters across the state, I am more convinced than ever that as we seek to establish full equality for America’s gay and lesbian citizens, I will provide more effective leadership than my opponent,” Romney wrote, referring to US Sen. Edward M. Kennedy.
“If we are to achieve the goals we share, we must make equality for gays and lesbians a mainstream concern. My opponent cannot do this. I can and will”
chron blogger had the following thought…
There are few things as unappealing as a candidate who can change views – particularly on issues of values – as easily as changing suit jackets.
NewsMax compiled some quotes from the assorted nuts of with right wing.
“This is quite disturbing,” said Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council. “This type of information is going to create a lot of problems for Governor Romney. He is going to have a hard time overcoming this.”
Paul Weyrich, head of the Free Congress Foundation, tells the Times that Romney may be cornered.
“Unless he comes out with an abject repudiation of this, I think it makes him out to be a hypocrite,”
Which Romney is running for President is the question. The GOP is starting to wonder what we knew already, Mitt is really an empty suit with pollsters.