Mitt Romney's options, now that his pesky sideshow sidekicks are out of the way, include the opportunity to redefine himself, Etch-a-Sketch style, for general consumption. Instead, in the days since their demise, he has continued only to offer his robo-style attacks on President Obama as "a failed president." As the Washington Post put it, "Romney has long attempted to paint Obama as a failed president whose policies have slowed the economic recovery while enlarging the government and building up deficits and debt."
While prospective voters have heard the sound of Romney's voice for months now, they have virtually no idea what he actually stands for, except for his promise to shrink the federal government. All they really know about him is what he stood for as Governor of Massachusetts, and that's all so nineties, so lefty , now. "
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