When Romney Was Governor: “We’d Be A Lot Better Off…If We Had European Gas Prices”

Posted by | September 30, 2012 11:26 | Filed under: Top Stories

Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer said Romney, “was ahead of his time. He was very progressive.”

It was May 2006. Mr. Romney, the Massachusetts governor, was chatting up his Montana counterpart about his vision for an energy-efficient car of the future — lightweight and narrow, with tandem-style seating, so that two vehicles could drive side by side in one highway lane.

“He was getting animated about all these little cars that would be driving around in these lanes,” Brian Schweitzer, the Montana governor, recalled in an interview. Mr. Schweitzer, a Democrat, laughed, thinking about how Republicans might react. “I said, ‘Mitt, if you ever run for president, don’t ever talk about that again.’ ”

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