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Would Romney Pursue a Neocon War Agenda?

Romney is noted for his “flip-flops” on issues depending on the audience. He is currently surrounding himself with neocon foreign policy advisors. But would he follow such a policy as president?

by Stephen Sniegoski

Mitt Romney, who in the past was considered a moderate Republican, has surrounded himself with neoconservative foreign policy advisors.

Romney’s chameleon approach to politics is to simply say, and sometimes do, whatever would appeal to his current audience. To win the governorship of Massachusetts, Romney had to be something of a liberal. To win the Republican presidential primaries, it was essential for Romney to place himself on the Right. In foreign policy this meant an appeal to the Christian Zionists and hard-line American nationalists who identify with the aggressive foreign policy of the George W. Bush administration, which especially focused on the Middle East, with Iran now being the major target. And all the major Republican presidential candidates took this position with the exception of Ron Paul.

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The more RP GOP seated on committees

the harder it would be for Romney to wage wars. That is why the GOP is ignoring us, the MIC is a huge money machine and they invest heavily in politics. The GOP hate to see them lose that support due to us, because those of us who are seated and holding offices will NOT approve of Romney standing with them, as Clinton has the supporters on the seats and in offices of the Democratic Party, they have made Obama into a liar. We could impact Romney and that worries them.

15 out of 22 Romney Foreign Policy "advisors"

are ex GW Bush staffers.
These people are nothing more or less than salesmen for the arms industry.

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