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The Debate's Big Loser: SOPA

All four Republican candidates came out against the Stop Online Privacy Act.

Posted on January 19, 2012, at 10:51 p.m. ET

Alex Howard notes that all four candidates came out, to various degrees, against the moribund legislation, and continues:

So here’s the question: Now, Santorum, Romney and Gingrich have publicly come out all against these bills. If asked last week, would they have given the same answers? I’ve been frustrated that so few questions about the Internet and technology have been asked. Clearly, the political calculus around supporting them has shifted. At least Ron Paul is consistent; he — and Rep Michele Bachmann — came out against SOPA weeks ago.

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