Monday, September 10, 2012

Tweet about Mitt's flip

Mitt Romney went on national TV and said that he supported coverage for people with pre-existing conditions when his real plan could leave up to 89 million Americans without care. We're flooding Twitter asking the mainstream media to cover Mitt's flip so voters know he really stands with insurance companies. Can you join in?

Tweet Now!

Dear MoveOn member,

Mitt Romney shouted from the rooftops on "Meet the Press" yesterday that he supported the Obamacare provision requiring insurers to cover people with pre-existing conditions.

Then a Romney campaign spokesperson took it back in a whisper a few hours later.1 Because, in fact, under Romney's plan, 89 million people could be excluded for pre-existing conditions.2

Romney's first statement was broadcast nationally and covered extensively, but there's been almost no coverage of his campaign taking it back—or that Romney's real plan could leave up to 89 million Americans without care.

This is an old trick, so Romney can get credit with voters for supporting a popular Obama policy, that he really plans on destroying. And we can't let him get away with it.

That's why we're flooding Twitter asking the mainstream media to cover Romney's flipflop on pre-existing conditions. Because Twitter is so public and the news media loves to follow it, if enough of us pile on we'll be able to pressure the mainstream media to call out Mitt's Olympic sized backflip. Can you join us now?

Mainstream media: tell the real story about Mitt's flip.

Here's the Tweet we're suggesting:

RT if U want TV news 2 cover @MittRomney's #FlipFlop on #preexisting conditions! @NBCnews @CNN @ABC @CBSnews @FoxNews 

Thanks for all you do.

–Lenore, Victoria, Milan, Emily, and the rest of the team


1. "Within Hours, Mitt Romney Takes Back Everything He Said About Preexisting Conditions," Mother Jones, September 9, 2012

2. "Who would be left out of Romney's preexisting conditions plan? About 89 million Americans." The Washington Post, September 10, 2012

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