Skip to comments.Duke dissing Romney? You've got to be kidding
Posted on 08/27/2010 11:40:07 AM PDT by pietraynor
Mitt Romney has to be scratching his head. "What did I ever do to him?"
The "him" in this case is former three-term Massachusetts Democratic Gov. Michael S. Dukakis, who came out of left field Monday to accuse Romney, a Republican, of being "a lousy governor" when Romney served as chief executive for one four-year term ending in 2006.
Dukakis, politically inactive since leaving the Statehouse in 1990 after a failed bid for president against George H.W. Bush in 1988, let loose with a surprising critical barrage against Romney during a videotaped interview with the State House News Service.
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That’s gotta hurt............wait a doggone minute......who listens to Dukaka???
This is part of the MSM/Dem plan to boost Romney.
Step 1: get the stupidest democrats in America to come out “against” him. (Next up: Jimmy Carter)
Not far off. Hate to admit.
I seriously doubt that Romney is losing any sleep over being attacked by Dukakis, especially with a GOP primary on the horizon.
Lest we forget...
What’s it mean when one who thinks of themselves as a Conservative agrees with Dukakis? ;-)
Even a blind squirrel occasionally finds a nut.
Failed Governor Mitt Romney(care):
"As U.S. real output grew 13 percent between 2002 and 2006, Massachusetts trailed at 9 percent.
* Manufacturing employment fell 7 percent nationwide those years, but sank 14 percent under Romney, placing Massachusetts 48th among the states.
* Between fall 2003 and autumn 2006, U.S. job growth averaged 5.4 percent, nearly three times Massachusetts' anemic 1.9 percent pace.
* While 8 million Americans over age 16 found work between 2002 and 2006, the number of employed Massachusetts residents actually declined by 8,500 during those years.
"Massachusetts was the only state to have failed to post any gain in its pool of employed residents," professors Sum and McLaughlin concluded.
In an April 2003 meeting with the Massachusetts congressional delegation in Washington, Romney failed to endorse President Bush's $726 billion tax-cut proposal."
[Cato Institute annual Fiscal Policy Report Card - America's Governors, 2004.]
Alex Beam: In truth, Ronald Reagan
and Mitt Romney have as much in common
as Cardinal OMalley and Conan OBrien.
Deservedly or not, Reagan earned a reputation for constancy.
Once he turned against communism, he opposed it big-time.
. And our former governor? Inconstancy, thy name is Mitt!
A womans right to choose? Yes! No! Yes!
Are we in Massachusetts? Yes! Are we in Iowa? No!
Are we on TV? Whatever!
C’mon, people, read the piece. This is a very pro-Romney piece. I seriously think good ole’ Mike played along and fell on a grenade for his Brother Mitt.
What better way to launch into a shower of praise for Mitt (which this article contains) than to lead off with a report on “stinging criticism” from Americas all time least respected politician?
C’mon, people, wise up. This is a put-up job.
Even while running for President, every one of his five sons rejects military service. Romney's father was even the anti-war, Republican candidate for President during Vietnam, while his son Mitt was avoiding the draft in Beaujolais, France.
I agree completely. This is a classic Romulan strategy. 'See, the Dems don't like me, so I must be good'. 'This proves I'm not a liberal'.
This is straight (pun intended) from Romney advisor Eric Fehrnstrom's (jerk) playbook.
I bet Romney paid him to do it.
I believe yes. Diogenesis could confirm.
At least Dukakis, Kerry, Algore all served. Something no Romney, ever, dead or alive, can ever say.
‘’Dad!’’ he yelled. ‘’Gross!’’ A brown liquid was dripping down the back window, payback from an Irish setter who’d been riding on the roof in the wind for hours.
As the rest of the boys joined in the howls of disgust, Romney coolly pulled off the highway and into a service station. There, he borrowed a hose, washed down Seamus and the car, then hopped back onto the highway. It was a tiny preview of a trait he would grow famous for in business: emotion-free crisis management.