There isn’t really a Moderate Mitt; what is on display now is better described as Convenient Mitt. Anyone willing to advocate extremism to raise money and win primaries is likely to do the same to stay in office. -NYTimes Editorial Board
Indeed, just because Mitt decides he's going to whitewash his record during the final 30 days of the election does not mean he would govern as a moderate.
In other words, beware the wolf in sheep's clothing.
The editorial board of the New York Times unleashed on Romney here.