In one of the most intense and emotional confrontations since Romney emerged as the de facto Republican nominee, the former Massachusetts governor first backhandedly, then more forcefully rejected a GOP consultant’s plan that would have launched a $10 million ad blitz Democrats think reeked of racism.
“I want to make it very clear, I repudiate that effort.
I think it’s the wrong course for a PAC or a campaign. I hope that our
campaigns can respectively be about the futures and about issues and
about a vision for America,” Romney told reporters, hours after The New York Times released a leaked action plan for a new GOP super PAC.