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Fri Oct 5, 2012, 10:27 AM

Howard Dean: Romney has "no core belief"

October 5, 2012 8:43 AM
By Lindsey Boerma

(CBS News) Mitt Romney's strong performance against President Obama in Wednesday's debate "did some damage," former Vermont governor and Democratic National Chair Howard Dean admitted Friday on "CBS This Morning." But on some of his positions, Dean added, the Republican nominee came off as "a guy who will say anything to be president of the United States."

"I thought the president did fine," Dean -- who ran for president in 2004 -- said. But, he conceded, "Mitt Romney was very aggressive, and they should have been prepared for that."

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Dean said he expects the president to be "much more aggressive" in future debates, but predicted Romney himself will be the source of his own undoing.

"The truth is, he's become totally untethered from everything he said before," Dean said. "He's moved all the way back to the middle from his extreme position in the primary." During the debate, President Obama mocked Romney for backing away from an aspect of his economic plan that would result in $5 trillion in tax cuts, largely for the wealthy.

More (including video): http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505263_162-57526640/howard-dean-romney-has-no-core-belief/

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Response to ellisonz (Original post)

Fri Oct 5, 2012, 10:29 AM

1. Yes, he does. Making money is the most important thing in the world.

He believes that.

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Fri Oct 5, 2012, 10:33 AM

2. Touche!

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