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Posted on 11/06/2007 2:53:41 PM PST by Spiff
Former Ambassador Thomas Melady Endorses Governor Mitt RomneyTuesday, Nov 06, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Kevin Madden (857) 288-6390
Boston, MA – Today, Governor Mitt Romney announced that Ambassador Thomas Melady, the former U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican from 1989 to 1993, has endorsed his candidacy for President of the United States.
Making today's announcement, Ambassador Melady said, "In Governor Mitt Romney, I have found a candidate who represents the family values that are so important to me. His appreciation for the value of a strong family is clearly exhibited in his vision for America. He understands that every decision he would face, affects the American family. I look forward to working to help Mitt bring his family friendly change to Washington."
Welcoming Ambassador Melady's support, Governor Romney said, "Ambassador Melady has served our country with honor and distinction, and I am proud to have his support and his leadership. We recognize that our leaders in Washington can do more to help build stronger families in America. Ambassador Melady will be a valuable counselor as we bring conservative, pro-family change to our nation's capital."
Background on Ambassador Thomas Melady:
Ambassador Thomas Melady Served As U.S. Ambassador To The Holy See From 1989 To 1993. Currently a Professor and Senior Diplomat in Residence at The Institute of World Politics, Ambassador Melady has had a career in diplomacy, higher education and public affairs. He served in four diplomatic posts as U.S. Ambassador to Burundi, U.S. Ambassador to Uganda, Senior Adviser to the U.S. Delegation to the United Nations, and U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See. In higher education, he has served as Executive Vice President of St. Joseph's University, and as President of Sacred Heart University. He was also Assistant U.S. Secretary of Education for Post-Secondary Education under President Reagan. He is a Knight in Obedience of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta and is Vice Delegate in the United States for the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George. Ambassador Melady also served on the National Board of Directors of the National Conference of Christians and Jews and the International League for Human Rights. He and his wife, the former Margaret Badum, have two daughters.
Never heard of him.
Another fake Conservative the Precious campaign bought.
Posted by you, it seems. Trying to make it look like two important endorsements?
No. One was a posting at TheAtlantic.com saying that the Romney campaign was going to announce this endorsement. The other was the actual press release. The story at TheAtlantic includes information about the newly appointed ambassador to the Vatican being a top advisor to the Romney campaign. The Press Release doesn't cover that aspect, of course. I'm sorry that you can't tell the difference between a news article and a press release.
I looked it up at Wikipedia, and found this:
Name Years served Pope U.S. President
William Wilson 1981 - 1986 John Paul II Ronald Reagan
Frank Shakespeare 1986 - 1989 Ronald Reagan
Thomas Patrick Melady 1989 - 1993 George H. W. Bush
Raymond Flynn 1993 - 1997 Bill Clinton
Corinne Claiborne Boggs 1997 - 2001 Bill Clinton
James Nicholson 2001 - 2005 George W. Bush
Francis Rooney 2005 - present Benedict XVI George W. Bush
Raymond Flynn is the only one of the bunch I know anything about. He’s a Mass. Democrat politician, but also a good Catholic. That one was a good appointment, and I think clinton came to regret it. The others are pretty much background noise as far as I know, although Reagan had a close rapport with the Pope as they worked to overthrow the Soviet Union.
I know. It makes me so mad. They are always trying to push these Rino candidates on us.
Oh I can indeed tell the difference. Same information from two different sources, posted within minutes of one another....
Hillarious. Desparate, yet hillarious.
Exactly right. If anyone thinks Mitt is conservative,they are wrong. Mitt is just another in a series of RINO statists. He will make GWB's social spending seem "conservative." Mitt and Rudy are trying to win the Presidency to gratify their own egos. Mitt has no deep understanding of Federalism or limited government. Mitt or Rudy give lip service to our Constitution. Fred seems to revere our Founders and the Constitution.
The media wants the likes of Rudy, Precious Willard, Huckster, Prawn, or McNut nominated, because they will be exceedingly easy to destroy for the general election against Hillary. They’re terrified of Fred.
The Mitt Romney Legacy 2006: Deval Patrick. He ain't stopped thanking Romney since last November. The legacy in 2012 will be Barack Hussein Obama. You'd better believe it.
>>>Same information from two different sources, posted within minutes of one another....<<<
No, it clearly wasn’t the same information. Not even close. Or perhaps you can point out the bountiful background information about the Vatican’s ambassador detailed in the link you just posted.
I dare ask who is appearing desparate here.
Fair enough. Equating a representative of the Vatican with a mystery novel writer, I see?
Well, we all have different priorities in life...
You stole that picture from resty. She gave me that same one months, and months ago.
You mittforwits are all alike, aren’t you?
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