With a mammoth hurricane striking the East Coast, it's no coincidence that liberal sites are revisiting Romney's 2011 remarks on FEMA.
"We cannot afford" to continue federal disaster relief, said Romney during the GOP primary debate last June, because it racks up huge debts for our kids.
Update: The Romney campaign explained on Monday that Romney/Ryan would not abolish FEMA; but they think states should "take the lead" in disaster relief.
Stories about Romney's FEMA statements are now trending on The Atlantic, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Huffington Post, Mother Jones, and the Daily Kos. The transcript of Romney's comment is below: