The Fix: Campaign 2012; Rick Perry; Mitt Romney; Race to the Top

Perry out on his own against Obama education program

Perry out on his own against Obama education program

It was one of Mitt Romney’s worst moments, a low point in an otherwise strong debating streak. Last Thursday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry accused the former Massachusetts governor of supporting the Obama administration’s “Race to the Top” educational competition.

Flummoxed, Romney denied supporting the program, which led to a Perry web ad attacking him as a flip-flopper for saying earlier in the week that “Race to the Top” (RTT) makes sense.

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