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Matt Romney, Throwback

chris463 Wrote: Nov 03, 2012 12:35 AM
I don't think many people in their sixties think of someone with 4 or 5 deferments as "Mr. Clean".

The policies Mitt Romney advocates might be quite new after four years of this administration, but his language is a golden oldie. By now, the retro phrases that punctuate his vocabulary have acquired a name of their own: Mittisms.

Michael Barbaro and Ashley Parker, a couple of New York Times reporters, compiled an impressive list of them in a news story that ran in our paper the other Sunday. To run through them is to take a trip into the past:

When he fell in love with his wife, Mitt Romney wasn't just in love, he was "smitten."...