Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney continues the lay the groundwork for what's expected to be a 2012 presidential run. In a Wednesday editorial in the Boston Globe, Romney criticized President Obama's handling of the economy, saying his actions have lengthened and deepened the recession.
Democrats immediately accused Romney of flip-flopping on economic policies he once supported.
Julian Zelizer, professor of history at Princeton University, joined WBUR's Morning Edition to talk about what Romney's latest actions could mean for the 2012 elections.
This program aired on August 19, 2010.