WITH MITT ROMNEY, WHAT YOU SEE, IS WHAT YOU GET -- FOR NOW
Mitt-Faced: What lies behind
the crooked smile? Or is it a smirk? Or, both?
Photo: KUER University of Utah
"Mitt Romney isn't pro-choice, he's not
anti-choice, he's multiple choice" -- Ted Kennedy, 1994
Perhaps among the more self-indulgent of the appallingly well-stocked well-spring of
rancid fisherman's tales Mitt Romney's campaign hope voters will swallow hook,
line and sinker this fall, is the tale of Mitt heroically swooping into Utah --
like a Salt Lake City Superman -- to "save" the 2002 Winter Olympics. In the licentious arena of malformed professional
embellishments by politicians, the Romney-as-Olympics-savior assertion joins
another such falsehood -- popularized by way of right-wing media distortion over
a decade ago -- that of Al Gore claiming to have "invented" the
also in precise tune with many other of the revisionist jingles produced by
Romney including his claim
that "Obamacare" is so far-removed from its antecedent, "Romneycare" -- Mitt's
signature legislative accomplishment as a " severely
conservative " Massachusetts governor -- that as president he'd repeal the
of course, there's the attack
ad released late last year in which he attributes to President Obama, a
comment that Romney knew was made by Arizona Senator John McCain during the
2008 presidential campaign.
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