How our nation treats its children reflects our societal values. Children can't vote. They depend on us -- parents, grandparents, pediatricians, teachers, and other child health advocates and professionals, to do right by them.
There's a haunting Orwellian aura to Romney's shape shifting. Suddenly, the past is rewritten. Previous positions are, to use Nixon's phrase, "inoperative." Utterly new positions are asserted as ones that have always been firmly held.