Michele Bachmann, doubling down on her message of not settling for anything less than a consistently conservative Republican presidential nominee, released a new web video Monday hitting several of her rivals for past ideological missteps.
The video highlights Mitt Romney and Herman Cain and their past support for abortion rights; Ron Paul’s isolationist foreign policy agenda; Rick Perry’s support for subsidized in-state tuition for the children of illegal immigrants; and a video Newt Gingrich cut with House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi supporting policies to help end global warming.
Viewers are directed to a new Bachmann website, nosurprises2012.com, which is meant to prove that Bachmann is the only true conservative in the race.
“With Michele Bachmann, there are no policy flip-flops,” the site’s homepage reads. “There’s no need to compromise on one of the issues that matters to you. She means what she says, and she says what she means.”
Bachmann has been using the “don’t settle” message since September and “no surprises” for the past few weeks in an attempt to make up for a long fall in public opinion polls. She was in fifth place in a pair of polls released Monday.