When a candidate has no core beliefs on any issue, and simply says what he thinks any given audience wants to hear, it’s pretty hard for that candidate’s advisers to provide answers to simple questions about policy positions.
Tara Wall, a Romney adviser, stammers her way through the answer to clear questions from Soledad O’Brien on Romney’s position on peace in the Middle East and the never-ending conflict between Israel and Palestine.
In public, Romney purports to want a two-state solution. In private, however, his position is “Screw Palestine.”
It is an obviously contradictory position, but Tara Wall can’t explain it. She simply claims that Romney has been clear on his position (he hasn’t) and repeats talking points about President Obama.
It’s embarrassing, and the look on O’Brien’s face is priceless.
[read full post at ABLC]