Harvard Alum Romney Knocks Obama for Time at—Harvard
But in Pennsylvania speech, Mitt inches more toward center
By Matt Cantor, Newser User
Posted Apr 6, 2012 6:15 AM CDT
Mitt Romney appears to be altering his tactics.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – As Mitt Romney campaigns in Pennsylvania, he's traded harsh attacks for a more centrist tone—mostly. The campaign "isn't about one person or about even one party," Romney told backers. "We're Republicans and Democrats in this campaign, but we're all connected with one destiny for America." But Romney took one swing at Obama, trying to paint him as out of touch. He "spent too much time at Harvard, perhaps," Romney said—an odd comment given that he himself spent four years at Harvard to Obama's three, the Los Angeles Times notes.

But in more same-page news, the former governor was also in agreement with President Obama over the controversy at the Augusta National Golf Club. "Of course I'd have women in Augusta," he said. His energy stance appeared to echo Obama's as well, though he characterized it differently. Romney suggested Obama's "all of the above" energy strategy referred to all energy sources "above the ground," whereas the GOP hopeful is "for everything that comes from above and everything that comes from below," he told a fracking company. For his part, Obama "cannot wait" to take on Romney as November approaches, Reuters reports.

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T-MAN
Apr 7, 2012 2:40 AM CDT
Mittens is trying to become a teatard. Blame those educated peoples for being snobs. GOP like their people dumb and gullible.
cornelison
Apr 6, 2012 8:33 PM CDT
When Romney criticizes a college & one of its graduates, it's a smear against the college as well. Imagine how crucified The Harvard Law Review would be if Romney were the editor.
truesoy
Apr 6, 2012 1:58 PM CDT
and what's next for Romney? claim Obama is his middle name, too? Voters, meet Romney, the be all you wanna be candidate. Sincerely, Truesoy