Yesterday he went to an Ohio phone bank where Republican lackeys were making phone calls in support of SB5. But Romney wouldn't say if he was for or against the union-busting bill. He'd probably seen the polls showing the measure going down to a big defeat.
Turns out Romney had already said he was for it.
So now he says he's 110 percent behind SB5.
Perhaps The New Republic's headline, "Mitt on Ohio's Union Fight: A Flip Too Far?" persuaded him to take a stand.
More likely it was the
The big problem many conservatives have with Mitt Romney is that he’s taken both sides of nearly every issue important to us...He thinks that collective bargaining issues should be left for states to decide if he’s [in] Ohio, but he took the opposite position when he was in New Hampshire. This is just another statement in a long line of statements that will raise more doubts about what kind of President Mitt Romney would be in the minds of many Republican primary voters.