On CNN this morning Romney Communications Director Eric Fehrnstrom was asked if he’s concerned that Romney may alienate general election voters with some of the “hard-right positions” he’s taken during the primary to appeal to conservatives. Fehrnstrom told the liberal host that Romney can change his positions after the primary.
Think Progress reported:
Think Progress has the transcript:
HOST: Is there a concern that Santorum and Gingrich might force the governor to tack so far to the right it would hurt him with moderate voters in the general election?
FEHRNSTROM: Well, I think you hit a reset button for the fall campaign. Everything changes. It’s almost like an Etch A Sketch. You can kind of shake it up and restart all of over again.
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Evidently, when Republican candidates talk about cutting the record Obama deficit and balancing the budget, liberal hosts think they are too far right.