OVERNIGHT HEALTH: Massachusetts past haunts RomneySGR Wednesday, October 12th, 2011
By Julian Pecquet – The Hill: The Republican primary got a lot nastier on Monday after Texas Gov. Rick Perry released one of the most effective ads so far linking front-runner Mitt Romney to the federal healthcare reform law reviled by so many in the GOP. Aspects of the law — especially its government subsidies and requirement that everyone get insurance — were modeled after legislation Romney signed into law in 2006 when he was governor of Massachusetts.
The ad at one point shows Obama’s image in a mirror abruptly changing to that of Romney as thunder crashes in the background. “Even the richest man can’t buy back his past,” the ad says. Read The Hill’s story. READ FULL ARTICLE