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Matt Romney, Throwback

George10 Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 10:44 AM
I agree 100%. I have even had to remind my own daughter (adult) that her language was not acceptable. It seems to be "in the air" and contagious. Perhaps with "Mr Clean" in the White House civility will return to the country. It's needed.
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".
chris463 Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 11:28 PM
Are lies told in proper English less offensive?

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."...