Romney Camp Touts Romneycare When Blasting Priorities USA Ad
Since the Priorities USA ad which suggested that Mitt Romney was responsible for Ranae Soptic’s death by cancer came out yesterday morning, it has been revealed that the woman’s death occurred five years after her husband, Joe Soptic, was laid off by a plant owned by Bain Capital, and that the Soptic herself had health insurance through her own job for a couple years after her husband was laid off. But in an interview this morning, the Romney campaign advanced another argument: If the Soptics had lived in Massachusetts, they would have had insurance, regardless of their employment status at the time.
“If people had been in Massachusetts, under Governor Romney’s health-care plan, they would have had health care,” Romney spokesperson Andrea Saul told Fox News. Watch: